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Ex-Walmart workers join L.A. ports truck drivers picket line

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Striking port truck drivers will again be walking a picket line today, this time at Union Pacific’s Los Angeles Transportation Center as they and their counterparts in San Diego continue their strike against the short haul transport companies for which they work. Drivers will be joined on the picket line by former […]

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Cargo traffic back up after L.A. ports slowdown

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Cargo traffic at the Port of Los Angeles shot up 17.3 percent in March, compared with the same month last year, following a slow start this year as the harbor department struggled with congestion and a labor dispute. Officials said cargo volumes in March ranked the second-highest in the port’s history, with 800,063 Twenty-Foot Equivalent […]

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Teen boy dies in San Pedro Port car crash

SAN PEDRO (CNS) - An 8-year-old boy remained on life support today after the vehicle in which he was a passenger plunged into the water at the Port of Los Angeles, killing his 13-year-old brother. Two adults, the parents of the boys, were able escape the vehicle as it sank and overturned in water with an […]

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L.A. ports to resume full operations with tentative contract

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Now that nine-months of deadlocked negotiations have ended with a tentative agreement, dockworkers at West Coast ports, including Los Angeles and Long Beach, are expected to be working at full capacity by day’s end. Details of the five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports were not immediately available. […]

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