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Jan

ILA Strike is Still Looming

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ILA-USMX Talks Reach Crucial Point The International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance resume contract negotiations Tuesday amid the renewed possibility of a work stoppage at East and Gulf Coast ports. The latest ILA-USMX contract extension expires at 11:59 p.m., Feb. 6. The union and employers have held a series of federally mediated bargaining sessions since agreeing to an Continue Reading ...
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Jan

ILA – Strike Update

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It looks like one of the issues we face moving into 2013 will be resolved shortly. Update on United States Maritime Alliance and International Longshoremen’s Association Labor Negotiations – WASHINGTON, D.C . — Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the United States Maritime Alliance and the International Continue Reading ...
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Oct

Proposed Tariffs on Chinese Hardwood Plywood Imports Would Cost American Jobs

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Proposed tariffs on Chinese hardwood plywood imports would cost American jobs and impact the economy. The American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood, a newly formed coalition of US based companies that rely on a unique form of hardwood plywood imported from China, warns that if proposed tariffs are levied on these imports, the impact on the US economy and jobs could be Continue Reading ...