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FMCS issues statement on PMA/ILWU Labor Negotiations


The U.S. Federal Mediation and Concilation Service (FMCS) has issued a statement in regards to the ongoing labor disputes between the PMA and ILWU.

“In response to a joint request for assistance from the parties, collective bargaining between ILWU and PMA representatives will continue as soon as possible under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). We are prepared and ready to render prompt assistance. Deputy Director Scot Beckenbaugh, a senior FMCS mediator with extensive collective bargaining experience in this industry, has been assigned to help the parties bring these important negotiations to a mutually acceptable resolution.”

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