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.
A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.
A group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.
Port of Oakland employees have voted to ratify a four-year contract agreement reached after a 24-hour strike last month that disrupted port operations, union officials said Saturday.
The White House and the mayor of Los Angeles are urging a quick end to a strike that’s shut down much of the nation’s busiest port complex for eight days.
Th board has given full support for the team to negotiate with the city on a waterfront arena.
Protesters have planned to close all the ports on the West Coast on Monday.
The Port of Oakland is planning a proactive approach with law enforcement to stay open on Monday when protesters attempt to shut it down for a second time.
A small group of protesters was blocking truck traffic at the Port of Oakland a day after a crowd of thousands shut down the major shipping hub. Meanwhile, sporadic confrontations continued overnight between police and Occupy Oakland protesters.
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