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West Coast labor talks remain a key supply chain variable heading into the summer

As businesses and consumers enter the summer season, the ILWU and PMA contract negotiation remains a hot item with potentially sizable supply chain impact.  Wages and automation are key negotiation items with the ILWU yielding some leverage amidst persistent supply chain volatility and record ocean carrier profits.  Both sides indicate a shared interest in avoiding work disruptions, even if that means extending talks beyond the June 30 deadline.

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