Dockworkers

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Sides Keep Negotiating West Coast Ports Contract

As importers struggle to get their products from massive ships docking at West Coast ports onto store shelves, dockworkers and their employers continue negotiating a new contract.

11/10/2014

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Strife At West Coast Ports Threatens Delivery Of Holiday Goods

Labor strife at major West Coast sea ports is threatening the delivery of holiday goods that consumers expect and retailers need to turn a profit.

11/06/2014

(credit: iStockphoto.com)

Labor Dispute Briefly Shuts LA, Long Beach Ports

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.

07/08/2014

Trucks transport containers at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California on May 12, 2010. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation's busiest shipping container complex,  are expected to see a 10.2 percent increase in container traffic this year, with the value of good and services rising about 9 percent to over USD 308 billion.  The upward trend comes on the heels of a nearly 18 percent plunge in container traffic at the ports in 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract Ends

The West Coast ports that are America’s gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no stranger to labor unrest and even violence.

06/22/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,667 other followers