Truck Drivers End Strike At Ports of LA, Long BeachDrivers who picketed several trucking firms at the nation's busiest seaport complex returned to work Friday after a weeklong strike they say will not be their last.
Truck Drivers At Ports Of Los Angeles, Long Beach StrikeTruck drivers at the nation's largest port complex were striking Monday against the major firms serving the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Representatives Of West Coast Dockworkers Urge Union To OK ContractRepresentatives of the dockworkers' union overwhelmingly recommended that rank-and-file members vote to approve a tentative agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports.
Port Of Los Angeles Cargo Volume Down 22.7 Percent During Labor TalksCargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were down 22.7 percent in January compared with the same month last year, amid congestion at the harbor and a drawn out labor dispute between port management and dockworkers.
LA, Long Beach Mayors Pledge More Efficiency At Port ComplexA tentative labor agreement between dockworkers and port employers was hailed Monday by the mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach, who say their cities will work more closely on eliminating cargo congestion at the port complex.
Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To WorkersMaritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract directly to West Coast dockworkers, hoping the rank-and-file will pressure union negotiators to reach a deal that would let billions of dollars of cargo now stuck at West Coast ports flow freely again.
LA, Long Beach Ports At 'Breaking Point'Increased congestion is expected this Presidents Day weekend at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, harbor officials said Friday.
Weekend Port Shutdown Sees Union, Companies At OddsShips were idle at 29 ports along the west coast on Saturday, including Long Beach and San Pedro, after negotiations between the union and the association representing shipping companies hit a standstill Friday night.
Shipping Companies To Partially Shut Down Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports For The WeekendThe Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will partially shut down this weekend to suspend vessel loading and unloading activities at West Coast ports.
LA, Long Beach Mayors Urge Dockworkers, Employers To Reach Labor AgreementThe mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach urged dockworkers and their employers Thursday to resolve labor disputes that have dragged on since last July.
Carson Shipping Company Agrees To Reclassify Drivers As EmployeesLos Angeles-Long Beach port truck drivers for a Carson-based shipping company voted to join the Teamsters union following the company’s decision to classify them as employees instead of independent contractors.
Local Leaders Join SoCal Longshore Workers Over Labor DisputeAn ongoing labor dispute threatens to reduce work crews on cargo ships by two-thirds.