West Coast ports reach tentative deal

West Coast ports reach tentative deal

Backlog resulting from port slowdowns could take 30-45 days to clear.

THE Pacific Maritime Assn. (PMA) and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced Feb. 20 a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports.

The deal was reached with assistance from U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service deputy director Scot Beckenbaugh. No details were released, but the agreement is subject to ratification by both parties.<

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