Update on Status of PMA & ILWU Contract Negotiations - July 7th

July 08, 2014

Dear Valued Customer:

The negotiating teams representing the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) released the following statement yesterday regarding the status of negotiations.  Click here to visit the PMA website for the most recent information related to the negotiations.

PMA and ILWU Provide Update on Contract Talks

SAN FRANCISCO (July 7, 2014) – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) today issued the following statement:

The parties have agreed to take a 72-hour break from negotiations on a new coast-wide contract while the ILWU attends to an unrelated negotiation taking place in the Pacific Northwest. During this break, starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, through 8 a.m. on Friday, July 11, the parties have agreed to extend the previous six-year contract, which expired last week. The PMA and ILWU are negotiating a new contract covering nearly 20,000 longshore workers at 29 West Coast ports.

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