ILWU Overwhemingly Approves 5-Year Contract for West Coast Dockworkers

Michael G. Malloy
Transport Topics
May 29, 2015

West Coast longshore workers voted overwhelmingly to ratify a five-year labor contract with port terminal operators represented by the Pacific Maritime Association.

International Longshore and Warehouse Union members voted 82% in favor of approving the contract, which is retroactive to July 1, 2014, and runs through July 1, 2019. That’s up from the previous contract, which was ratified with 75% worker approval.

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