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30-Day Extension Averts Imminent Port Strike

Extension to January 28, 2013 delays labor action.
December 28, 2012
The ILA and USMX have reached a tentative agreement on the royalty issue that could have triggered a strike at East and Gulf Coast ports.
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Retailers Call for Presidential Intervention

Port contract negotiations break down.
December 18, 2012
Calling the breakdown in ILA contract talks disheartening, the NRF wants President Obama to intervene.
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West Coast Port Sailings Affected by Work Stoppage

Vessels bound for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are experiencing delays and reroutings.
December 4, 2012
Sailings are beginning to be affected by the work stoppage at Los Angeles and Long Beach port terminals.
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LA/Long Beach Ports Disrupted

Union workers widen picketing; disrupting port operations.
November 29, 2012
International Longshore and Warehouse Union workers from the Local 63 Office Clerical Unit expanded picketing; others honored picket lines.
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Port of LA Clerks Strike

Arbitrator declares picket lines not “bone fide.”
November 28, 2012
Clerical workers at the Port of Los Angeles’ Pier 400 went on strike at noon on November 27, 2012 to try to halt outsourcing.
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Contract Talks Meet Risk Mitigation

September 20, 2012
Shippers are becoming very good at contingency planning and risk mitigation.
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September Retail Container Imports to Increase 8.5 Percent

September 20, 2012
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 8.5 percent in September compared with the same month last year.
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Carriers Warn of Port Congestion Charges

September 12, 2012
A.N Deringer is reporting carriers will institute port congestion charges ranging from $800 to $1,266 on containers.
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Oct. 1 Port Strike Likely?

August 23, 2012
“USMX and its member companies are disappointed with the uncompromising stand the ILA leadership is taking in the negotiations.”
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