Good News on East Coast Labor Talks

July 31, 2012
By Michelle Kelley

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Client Alert

The glass is looking half-full to lead negotiators for the International Longshoremen’s Association and U.S. Maritime Alliance.

At the close of their latest round of talks, leaders from both sides said negotiations for a new contract were moving in a positive direction.

Latest Developments

  • Preliminary agreement on key issues of technology and union jurisdiction over chassis maintenance and repair.
  • Local officials ordered by leaders on both sides to begin negotiation local, regional, and port-specific agreements.

The next round of talks between lead negotiators has yet to be scheduled.

If you have questions about this alert, please contact your Mohawk customer representative.

More info
ILA, USMX Report ‘Momentum’ on Talks | U.S. Maritime Alliance

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