Oakland Longshoremen Claim Racially Hostile Work Environment In LawsuitFour longshoremen who work at the Port of Oakland have filed lawsuit alleging that they're tolerating racial harassment at the port.
Nooses Found At Port Of Oakland Lead To Longshoremen WalkoutLongshoremen at one of the Port of Oakland's four active marine terminals have returned to work after walking off the job Thursday morning in response to nooses that were found on the property in recent weeks, port officials said.
West Coast Port Shut Down Could Happen Soon, But Union Believes Labor Deal Is CloseLongshoremen and their employers continue to negotiate, but the Pacific Maritime Association said a shut down could occur as soon as next week.
Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza ProtestsAn Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.
West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco FailThe contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
Occupiers Vote To Block Port Of Oakland Through Tuesday MorningOccupy protesters at Monday night's general assembly meeting voted to extend a blockade at the Port of Oakland through the early morning on Tuesday.
Port Of Oakland Seeks To Head Off Another Occupy ShutdownThe Port of Oakland is looking to head off another protest by Occupy Oakland aimed at shutting down the busy port.
Contra Costa Co. Employers Reminded Of Hot Weather RegulationsThe Bay Area's mini heat wave this week is serving as a good reminder for companies that use outdoor workers that state regulations require more than just passing out bottled water.
Cargo Container From Asia Screened For Radiation At Oakland PortOakland firefighters completed a radiation screening of a container aboard a ship that arrived from Asia Friday morning and found no reason for concern.