Port of Long Beach
Los 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.
An ongoing labor dispute threatens to reduce work crews on cargo ships by two-thirds.
A project that is scanning the waters off the Southern California coast for any sign of nuclear material from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan has turned up higher than expected amounts of a radioactive isotope of iodine instead.
Extensive congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is causing major shipping delays, just in time for the holiday season.
Authorities are asking the public help identify the body of a man found floating near the Port of Long Beach last month.
After extensive preparatory work, construction crews are pouring the foundation of a bridge that will replace an aging span at the Port of Long Beach.
A fire at an old wooden wharf at the Port of Los Angeles was extinguished early Wednesday and normal operations resumed after an idle day brought on by smoke from the blaze.
Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.
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.
The Long Beach City Council has removed former Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission President Thomas Fields from his position after allegations of extensive travel expenses.
The olive ridley sea turtle was underweight, hypothermic and barely breathing when it was discovered stranded by Marine Animal Rescue workers in early January.
An ongoing capital improvement plan underway at the Port of Long Beach is generating thousands of local construction jobs.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting that public relations vacancies will rise by 21 percent through 2020.
Port officials have seized nearly $18,000-worth of rubber ducks that contain levels of a chemical that may not be safe for children.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that a tentative agreement was reached Tuesday night to end the crippling 8-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.