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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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Homeland Security shutdown could mean more trouble for L.A. ports

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - With operations slowly returning to normal at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex after a labor dispute that left a backlog of ships in the harbor, port officials said today they have contingency plans ready to avert more problems if the Department of Homeland Security is forced to shut down. “Unfortunately, […]

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Labor dispute shuts down L.A.’s ports again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will again be partially shut down for four of the next five days as a labor dispute continues between port employers and the dockworkers’ union, the Pacific Maritime Association announced today. According to the association, which represents port employers, vessel loading and unloading activities […]

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