ILWU Workers Return to Work After Brief Work Stoppage at LA/LB
 
Several terminals in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were briefly closed Tuesday morning after members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union honored picket lines set up by Teamster protesters. A spokesman for the Port of Los Angeles said APL and Evergreen terminals were briefly shut

PMA and ILWU Provide Update On Contract Talks

 
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) 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,

ILWU, PMA Say ‘Cargo Will Keep Moving’, LA/LB Reported Slow and Congested

The collective bargaining agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and employers represented by the Pacific Maritime Association expired at 5 p.m. (PST) on Tuesday without reaching agreement on a new contract. In a joint statement, the ILWU and PMA said "while there will be no contract

ILWU, PMA Say ‘Cargo Will Keep Moving’, LA/LB Reported Slow and Congested

The collective bargaining agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and employers represented by the Pacific Maritime Association expired at 5 p.m. (PST) on Tuesday without reaching agreement on a new contract. In a joint statement, the ILWU and PMA said "while there will be no contract

Port Metro Vancouver Strike: Back-To-Work Legislation Introduced 

As announced on Friday, the B.C. Provincial Government introduced back-to-work legislation yesterday which has gone through first reading. It is tabled for second reading on Tuesday and based on the normal legislative process the earliest date for enactment of the back to work legislation will be Wednesday. The legislation provides for fines

Trucker Strike Update – Canada, B.C., Port Metro Vancouver Act to Protect Economy

Port Metro Vancouver issued the following notice.
 
The Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and Port Metro Vancouver Wednesday evening announced that they are taking immediate and co-ordinated action to address the work disruption at Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s Asia-Pacific gateway.
 
Port Metro

Vancouver Trucker Strike Update

The work stoppage by UTA and UNIFOR trucker continued on Monday. The action has now entered its third week.
 
Port Metro Vancouver has posted an updated FAQ that addresses questions around trucker wages, negotiations, and the potential cancellation of permits. Read the FAQ  here
 
As a reminder a "Force Majeure" notification was issued by

Quebec Ministry of Transportation for the 2014 spring thaw period
 
Please note the below dates as announced by The Quebec Ministry of Transportation for the 2014 spring thaw period.
 
Kindly take note that the start and end dates can be changed by the Quebec Ministry of Transportation depending on actual weather conditions.
 
It is recommended to visit

Truckers Vote to Strike 

The UNIFOR union and the UTA on Saturday voted against the recommendations proposed by the Federal mediator to avert strike action that would have them back to work Monday. Therefore operations will not return to normal at the port. The UNIFOR drivers rejected the proposal on Saturday by almost 100%. Speculation to the reason for

Container truck drivers reach tentative deal at Vancouver port

Container truck drivers at Canada’s largest port reached a new deal on Thursday, narrowly avoiding an expanded job action that would have seen some 400 unionized drivers join about 1,200 non-unionized drivers who walked off the job last week.
 
The tentative agreement, which addresses demands made by both unionized and