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ITN has been made aware of the following Potential Trucking Disruption for today – Monday January 12th, 2015.
UNIFOR are seeking to orchestrate another day of trucking disruption in Vancouver on Monday January 12th, 2015 based on the two reasons:
- Dissatisfaction with aspects of PMV’s TLS reforms
- Dissatisfaction with aspects of provincially mandated trucking rates
The PMV have advised the following:
- To date 24 trucking companies comprising 700 trucks have been approved for TLS registration (these companies are also seeking to register a further 300 trucks).
- A further 30 applications comprising 300 trucks are under review, some of which are likely to be approved today.
Due to this matter, the PMV are very close to achieving its targeted number of registrations, hence the rush of applications from those who have unsure and waiting until this time.
UNIFOR is more than likely feeling the need to make a statement, and may initiate some form of protest on Monday. However, all parties involved are working to head this off under the threat of “consequences” for those who participate. The BCO’s with in-house trucking fleets are actively dissuading their drivers from participating in further futile disruption.
Should you require further information, please contact an ITN representative who will be happy to assist you.
ITN Logistics has been notified by UASC of the following update:
After trying unsuccessfully to get shipping line leaders to the table, the ILWU has agreed to mediation in the long-running West Coast Contract dispute.
The US Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service has advised that it will now be working with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) to help negotiate a new West Coast labour contract.
“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” said Alison Beck, Acting Director at the FMCS.
The FMCS will be following its standard procedure of releasing no information on meeting dates or commenting on the negotiations.
Should you require additional information, please contact your ITN representative.