Tentative Deal Reached Between Dockworkers, West Coast PortsNegotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.
‘Final Contract Offer' Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker SettlementContract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.
West Coast Port Shut Down Could Happen Soon, But Union Believes Labor Deal Is CloseLongshoremen and their employers continue to negotiate, but the Pacific Maritime Association said a shut down could occur as soon as next week.
Bay Area Ports Shut Down For Safety 'Stand Down' After Death of Longshoreman In BeniciaThe Port of Oakland, along with other Bay Area ports have been shut down for 24 hours Thursday due to safety procedure after a worker died late Wednesday night, an International Longshore and Warehouse official said.
Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza ProtestsAn 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.
Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours LaterAn 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.
West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco FailThe contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
Ground Broken On New SF Cruise Terminal Named For Late Union LeaderSan Francisco's newest cruise ship terminal has been named after a former president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
Occupy Movement Vows To Shut Down Port Of Oakland Again On MondayMembers 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.
Bay Area Port Workers To Protest Oscar Grant ShootingHundreds 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.