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Long Beach Port

Still No Agreement

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Contract talks between clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers have resumed as the strike entered...

'Time Is Of The Essence'

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER and ROBERT JABLON | Posted 01.31.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A strike dramatically slowed activity at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – the nation's busiest cargo complex &ndash...

SHUT DOWN

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.28.2012 | Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles is home to the biggest and busiest cargo terminal in the Americas, and striking workers shut it down Tuesday. The terminal,...

Avoid (Or Evade) the Law: Just Label 'Em Independent Contractors

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

California is known for protecting workers and guaranteeing benefits. Port drivers are denied these benefits because lawyers have drafted contracts labeling them independent contractors rather than employees of the motor carrier.

Long Beach Port Finalizing $4.6B Shipping Lease

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Port of Long Beach, the nation's second-largest cargo container facility, reached a tentative $4.6 billion, 40-year lea...