Port of Oakland
Officials say custodial and maintenance workers at Oakland International Airport and one of the nation’s busiest seaports are set to end their pickets and return to work late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
Port spokesman Isaac Kos-Read said the workers were preventing trucks from entering the facility Tuesday morning. Longshoremen were also being kept from their jobs.
Members of Service Employees International Union Local 1021 began picketing Monday night at Oakland International Airport to kick off a 24-hour strike meant to also shut down the Port of Oakland on Tuesday
Port workers who say they have gone 16 months without a new contract plan to go on strike Monday and Tuesday in Oakland.
The businesses that make up the Oakland Film Center must leave the Oakland Army Base by January to keep an expansion project at the Port of Oakland on schedule, Mayor Quan said Wednesday.
The executive director of the Port of Oakland has stepped down, amid a scandal involving the use of public money at a strip club.
The project is expected to create thousands of jobs in West Oakland.
A man was killed at the Port of Oakland after being crushed by a crane Wednesday morning, a California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokesman said.
The saga of Omar Benjamin, the suspended Executive Director of the Port of Oakland, continues to grow murkier with each passing day.
The Port of Oakland’s maritime director has been ordered to return from a business trip and take paid administrative leave as port officials investigate allegations that he spent $4,500 in public funds at a strip club.