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.
Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports DisputePresident Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.
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.
Local Leaders Join SoCal Longshore Workers Over Labor DisputeAn ongoing labor dispute threatens to reduce work crews on cargo ships by two-thirds.
Congestion Crisis In Port Of LA May Result In Delays For Holiday OrdersExtensive congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is causing major shipping delays, just in time for the holiday season.
Smoldering Fire At L.A. Seaport ExtinguishedA 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.
Wilmington Dock Fire Contained, 2 Area Schools Closed As Health PrecautionA fierce fire burning at the Port of Los Angeles was contained Tuesday morning, however, officials closed an area school for health concerns.
Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract EndsThe 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.
CBS2 Investigates: Garcetti May Pull The Plug On City-Owned Yacht Costing Taxpayers MillionsL.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti says it may be time to do away with the city-owned yacht after CBS2 uncovered that renovation costs were in the millions of dollars.