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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)

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

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Port Truckers Plan Work Stoppage In Push For Better Wages

A group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.

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

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Port Workers Ratify Four Year Contract Agreement

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.

12/10/2012

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

Trucks Inspected For Violations At Port Of Oakland

The California Air Resources Board and the California Highway Patrol were both inspecting trucks at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, as part of a month-long campaign to ensure compliance with California’s air pollution laws.

08/29/2012

Port Of Oakland

Port of Oakland Truckers Get More Aid Ahead Of Emissions Deadline

The program’s ultimate goal is to reduce the cancer risk for people who work and live in the port area, which is as much as 3 times greater than the rest of the Bay Area.

12/09/2011