Feburary 23, 2015 – At long last, there appears to be a resolution to the West Coast labor issues that have plagued the transportation industry over the past months. The deal, confirmed in a joint statement by the two sides, was reached after the U.S. labor secretary arrived in San Francisco this week to help broker negotiations that had dragged on for nine months between the shippers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
The port labor deal is expected to be ratified over the next two weeks. Below are some things to keep in mind:
Although completion of the agreement is imminent, don’t expect to feel positive effects in the short term:
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