International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Bay Area Ports Shut Down For Safety ‘Stand Down’ After Death of Longshoreman In Benicia

The 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.

11/20/2014

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

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