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Port of Oakland

A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Port TruckersThis Week; Asking Assistance In Complying With Emissions Standards

For the second time this week, independent truckers held a protest Friday at the Port of Oakland for better pay, and for financial help in complying with new emissions standards they say could drive them away from home.

11/29/2013

A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Truckers Protest Emission Standards, Block Traffic At Port Of Oakland

Oakland police said they cited at least half a dozen people at a noisy protest Wednesday morning at the Port of Oakland by truck drivers who are pushing for better pay and help in complying with new air emissions standards.

11/27/2013

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)

Investigation Launched Into Worker’s Death At Port Of Oakland

Investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the death of a worker at the Port of Oakland on Monday afternoon.

11/19/2013

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)

Worker Killed In Fall At Port Of Oakland

A worker was killed in an accident at the Port of Oakland Monday afternoon, Oakland police said.

11/18/2013

Big-rigs at the Port of Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Threaten Shutdown Over Emissions Rules

The Port of Oakland Truckers Association announced on Monday that drivers will walk off the job as early as next week if they don’t get financial help meeting new clean-air standards.

11/18/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland Airport Food And Retail Workers Plan Strike During Holidays

Food and retail workers at the Oakland International Airport said Thursday that they plan to strike at some point during the holiday season to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, including low wages.

11/14/2013

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Circle City Hall; Want Extension On Emissions Law

A convoy of trucks circled Oakland City Hall during Wednesday’s lunch hour as Mayor Jean Quan and air regulators met with members of the Port of Oakland Truckers Association over upcoming pollution rules.

11/13/2013

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)

Project Underway To Transform Oakland Army Base Into Cargo Hub

City and state officials broke ground Friday on a $500 million redevelopment project at a former U.S. Army base that will create a new hub for transporting cargo into and out of Oakland.

11/01/2013

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)

Truckers Walk Off Jobs At Port Of Oakland Over Pay, Working Conditions

Hundreds of truckers at the Port of Oakland walked off the job Monday over issues with what they have called unfair conditions.

10/21/2013

Independent truckers protest at the Port of Oakland, August 19, 2013. (CBS)

Independent Truckers Protest At Port Of Oakland; Some Terminals Closed

A protest by as many as 120 truckers forced some terminals at the Port of Oakland to close temporarily Monday but Oakland police were working to try to keep all the terminals operational, a port spokeswoman said.

08/19/2013

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