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New Crisis At West Coast Ports: Contract Negotiations Have Ceased

A new crisis has emerged at 29 West Coast Ports. According to supplychain247.com, “three weeks after initiating a coordinated series of slowdowns that have mired the major West Coast ports of Tacoma, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and Long Beach, the ILWU has pushed away from the bargaining table.”

The article reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) has ceased contract negotiations for the next 12 days (starting today through the end of the Thanksgiving weekend).

How will this all be resolved?

Full Article: http://www.supplychain247.com/article/us_west_coast_ports_face_new_crisis_as_dockworkers_cease_contract

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