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Protesters at the Port of Oakland demonstrate their opposition to workers unloading cargo from the Zim Piraeus. August 19, 2014. (CBS)

Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza Protests

An Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.

08/20/2014

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours Later

An Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.

08/19/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco Fail

The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.

06/22/2014

A backhoe begins digging at the site of the new cruise ship terminal construction at Pier 27 in San Francisco, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Ground Broken On New SF Cruise Terminal Named For Late Union Leader

San Francisco’s newest cruise ship terminal has been named after a former president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

02/01/2012

Occupy Oakland protesters march towards

Occupy Movement Vows To Shut Down Port Of Oakland Again On Monday

Members of Occupy Oakland are calling for a second shutdown of the Port of Oakland and all West Coast ports on Monday, but they don’t have full union support.

12/09/2011

BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle (circled in red) reaches for his weapon while restraining Grant. (CBS)

Bay Area Port Workers To Protest Oscar Grant Shooting

Hundreds of dock workers said they plan to shut down several ports Saturday in support of the unarmed man killed by a BART Police officer in Oakland nearly 22 months ago.

CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010

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