ABX pilots strike

Update 23 November: A judge in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, will hold an evidentiary hearing on the case late today (Wednesday), but until he reaches a decision, the strike looks set to continue. This morning, four days before Black Friday, the beginning of the annual consumer shopping frenzy that runs from Thanksgiving […]

Cargolux appears headed for a strike

After more than a year of negotiations, pilots for all-cargo carrier Cargolux appear to be headed toward a strike after the Collective Work Agreement (CWA) expires at midnight on Monday, 30 November, according to the unions representing the pilots. Statements released today from the LCBG union and the Luxembourg pilots association (ALPL) made a last-minute […]

Troubled waters

Okay, the trouble is actually on the shore, where labor relations at the US West Coast ocean ports are approaching a meltdown, but it has the potential to bring ocean shipping to a halt at the region’s ports. After months of steadily increasing backlogs due to slowdowns by port workers unhappy with contract negotiations, The […]
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