PNW Labor Negotiations Still Unresolved
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:16 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) are still at odds over labor contracts, and the ongoing dispute is affecting service at several West Coast ports, according to trade sources.

A trade source told DTN via email that both sides are still blaming the other for the failure to reach an agreement. The source said the ports having the most problems are Oakland, Portland and Seattle/Tacoma. "LA/Long Beach is apparently better; Oakland is the worst and has been closed completely off and on."

The PMA stated on their website in December ...

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