Tag: Tentative agreement

Port of Oakland Cranes Eric Gerster

West Coast Ports Still Uncertain

After almost ten months of negotiations that resulted in a standoff between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), the two parties reached a tentative agreement to get twenty-nine ports on the West Coast back up and running. With a dispute affecting the supply chains of thousands of businesses, the shutdown after months of maneuvering… Read more →