Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 08/16/2015 - 23:03
PMA: ILWU contract to pave road to automation "Manning and jurisdiction disputes are expected to be common in the coming years as terminal operators invest in costly automation that will improve productivity, slash labor costs -- and eliminate hundreds of longshore jobs."
Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Aug 16, 2015 1:03PM EDT
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 07/11/2015 - 05:05
Submitted by solidarity on Thu, 06/25/2015 - 04:52
US docks: automation versus union power
Submitted by AWL on 9 June, 2015 - 17:27
Members of the American International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have just agreed a five-year deal with the employers federation, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The deal covers 20,000 dockworkers at twenty-nine US west coast ports.
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 06/10/2015 - 03:37
Submitted by solidarity on Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:36
ILWU Longshore Membership Vote To Approve Contract by 82%
West Coast Longshore workers overwhelmingly vote to approve new 5-year contract, 82% in favor
ILWU-logoSAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 22, 2015) – West Coast Longshore workers have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement reached in February with employers represented by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).