Just days after a deal was reached to keep business humming at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, dock workers could see some fallout from a potential shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security.
While West Coast seaports struggle to keep up with billions of dollars of cargo, dockworkers and their employers apparently aren’t close to a new contract nearly six months after their old deal expired.
Workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are negotiating a new contract with their employers at 29 West Coast ports, but their action was unrelated to those talks.
Fire crews Monday rescued a worker who fell into the cargo hold of a ship at the Port of Los Angeles.
The truck driver was headed east on the Pomona (60) Freeway at 8:52 p.m. on Thursday.
Trade is up at the Port of Long Beach, though officials project it will be a few more years before cargo volumes match pre-recession levels.
Contract talks between striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers adjourned Saturday night.
The amount passengers flying to and from Los Angeles International Airport increased during the first six months of the year compared to the same time last year.
The Port of Los Angeles last year exported a record 2.1 million cargo containers with U.S. goods for overseas customers.
Trade at several terminals at the port came to a halt after union workers took steps to highlight ongoing labor talks.
Cargo ships arriving at the port complex in Long Beach are about to go electric.
A Porsche reported stolen out of Las Vegas more than 20 years ago has been recovered at the Port of Los Angeles.
Boeing officials have said the order will save jobs and extend the life of a Long Beach plant where the planes are assembled.
They’re being called everything from a “boxcar” to a blight on the neighborhood, but local officials say they have a plan to fight the growing trend.
Law enforcement officials Tuesday chased a drug subject through Pico Rivera into Santa Fe Springs who may have been transporting as much as eighty pounds of cocaine.