North American west coast strike information (follow-up)
Is the North American west coast strike latest information.
While the North American west coast port labor and management have continued to peace negotiations even after the contract expired, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamster) strike notice to the land transportation company three companies in the Los Angeles / Long Beach harbor on July 7, the North American west coast ports California branch of the Workers' Union (ILWU) has the endorsement.
So far ILWU but did not have a strike support to Teamster, is a possibility that some of the terminal of the Port of Long Beach, which handle about 40 percent of US container cargo by converting the ILWU branch of the policy is forced to stop It came out.
Truck driver in the United States port is a motorist, and a contract with the truck company I worked on loading and unloading work of container.
It is possible to forbid to enter the union by federal law for a sole proprietorship, but it is said that a business trip a legal interpretation that substantially has the right to enter the union because it is the employee.
Already, in the North American west coast of the agreement revised negotiations, exporters has been to a such as alternative use of the harbor of the east coast of North America or ahead of schedule transport the cargo concerned about the strike.
In addition to lack of equipment, in the Port of Los Angeles to rebound in cargo handling automation should ILWU was recognized in the previous negotiations in TraPac, seems cargo handling is slow down.