Pacific Maritime Association

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Federal Mediator To Assist In Stalled Talks Between Port Workers, Shipping Companies

A federal mediator is stepping in to help negotiate contract talks between West Coast dockworkers and shipping companies.

01/06/2015

(credit: CBS)

Local Leaders Join SoCal Longshore Workers Over Labor Dispute

An ongoing labor dispute threatens to reduce work crews on cargo ships by two-thirds.

01/02/2015

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 3,399 other followers