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Article Date: June 2023
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More West Coast Port Uncertainty as Canadian ILWU Votes for Strike

With labor disruptions now becoming more common at U.S. West Coast ports, longshoreman’s union members north of the border have gone a step further and authorized a strike at the Port of Vancouver. More than 99% of International Longshore and Warehouse Union of Canada members voted to give their leaders authority to call a strike as early as June 24 if contract negotiations with the BC Maritime Employers Association are not successful. While much smaller than U.S. ports, U.S. businesses are the ultimate destination for about 15% of imports moving through ... Log in to view full article.


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