Letter Urges Biden Administration to Engage in West Coast Labor Negotiations

Today AAFA plus the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), and the Travel Goods Association jointly sent a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris regarding the ongoing International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) contract negotiations at the West Coast ports. The groups urge the administration to engage in the negotiations to ensure the needs of both the workers and the ports are met and further backups, delays, and inflationary costs are avoided.

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