International Trade

Seattle terminal labor dispute overshadows West Coast dockworker talks

The Port of Seattle in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Global shipping congestion continues to delay supply chains. Global ports are growing more gridlocked as the pandemic era’s supply shocks intensify, threatening to spoil the holiday shopping season, erode corporate profits and drive up consumer prices. David Ryder/Bloomberg

A dispute over work assignment at a Seattle terminal is overshadowing the talks to reach a new labor contract between 22,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports.

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