The latest industry news and PSA BDP Happenings from across the globe.

July 19, 2023


Longshore workers in Canada are once again on strike after a union division rejected a tentative deal with maritime employers that had ended a 13-day work stoppage earlier this month.

July 3, 2023


A strike at Canada’s Pacific coast ports continued for a second day on Sunday as mediation efforts between the dockworkers and their employers resumed after a pause last night.

June 28, 2023


The ILWU Canada has served notice under the Canadian Labor Code that it plans to strike at the country’s West Coast ports starting on July 1 as the next step in its aggressive approach to contract negotiations. Even before the contract’s expiration on March 31, the ILWU Canada had moved to push the negotiations process forward saying, unlike its U.S. counterparts, it was not prepared to have the negotiations drag on for an extended period.

June 15, 2023


The Longshore union and employers of 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports on Wednesday said they have reached a tentative deal on a new six-year contract, ending 13 months of talks and easing supply chain worries.

June 13, 2023


In a landslide vote, over 99% of ILWU Canada union workers critical for West Coast port operations, including in Vancouver and Prince Rupert, voted in favor of supporting a strike. If a strike occurs, a 72-hour strike notice would be filed before June 21. The earliest possible strike date would be June 24.

June 5, 2023


LOS ANGELES, June 5 (Reuters) - The largest terminal at Southern California's Port of Long Beach closed on Monday as dockworkers who have been working without a contract since July rally for better pay.