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Representatives Of West Coast Dockworkers Urge Union To OK Contract

Representatives 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.

04/03/2015

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Port Of Los Angeles Cargo Volume Down 22.7 Percent During Labor Talks

Cargo 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.

02/26/2015

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LA, Long Beach Mayors Pledge More Efficiency At Port Complex

A 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.

02/23/2015

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Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To Workers

Maritime 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.

02/18/2015

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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.

02/13/2015

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Weekend Port Shutdown Sees Union, Companies At Odds

Ships 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.

02/07/2015

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Shipping Companies To Partially Shut Down Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports For The Weekend

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will partially shut down this weekend to suspend vessel loading and unloading activities at West Coast ports.

02/06/2015

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LA, Long Beach Mayors Urge Dockworkers, Employers To Reach Labor Agreement

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach urged dockworkers and their employers Thursday to resolve labor disputes that have dragged on since last July.

02/05/2015

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Carson Shipping Company Agrees To Reclassify Drivers As Employees

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.

01/09/2015

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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

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Iodine Showing Up In Water Near Ports Of LA, Long Beach

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.

10/30/2014

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Congestion Crisis In Port Of LA May Result In Delays For Holiday Orders

Extensive congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is causing major shipping delays, just in time for the holiday season.

10/27/2014

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Public Asked To Help Identify Body Found Floating Near Long Beach

Authorities are asking the public help identify the body of a man found floating near the Port of Long Beach last month.

10/03/2014

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New Port Of Long Beach Bridge To Be Among Nation’s Tallest

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.

10/01/2014

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Smoldering Fire At L.A. Seaport Extinguished

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.

09/24/2014

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