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Lloyd’s List
June 3, 2023
Tomer Raanan

Terminals at key west coast ports, including Los Angeles and Oakland, suffered shutdowns and slowdowns Friday as dockworkers escalated their bid to extract higher wages from ocean carriers and terminal operators

Friday’s shutdown marks an escalatory step in the prolonged contract negotiations by the dockworkers union, who are demanding an economic package that ‘recognises the heroic efforts and personal sacrifices of the ILWU workforce that lifted the shipping industry to record profit’.

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