A New York Congressman introduced a bill that would allow the Port of Los Angeles to implement its employee-only clean trucks plan supported by the Teamsters union. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said his bill, which has 57 co-sponsors, would give state and local governments the right to enact tougher diesel emissions regulations.
This Leland Wong photo is from a 2008 news article.
Former Los Angeles city Commissioner Leland Wong failed to convince an appellate court that his 14 felony convictions should be overturned, according to an opinion issued Wednesday.
One of several crimes that Wong committed in the complicated corruption case involved his taking $100,000 from [...]
The Port of Grays Harbor is $4 million closer to their goal of raising more than $15 million to construct additional rail storage tracks in the marine terminal complex. With exports more than double 2009 same period volumes, the Port of Grays Harbor, on Washington’s Pacific Coast, is working diligently to construct the rail system [...]
Global operators are competing to develop Philadelphia's Southport Terminal and other East Coast ports in anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion.
Two groups named by Pennsylvania to compete for the right to develop a proposed Southport Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia represent some of the world’s biggest shipping interests.
One group consists of the [...]
A memorial to a Guatemalan dockworker who was killed for union activities in 2007. Labor abuses are not limited to Guatemala: The ILWU Coast Longshore Division recently filed a complaint under the CAFTA-DR free trade agreement against the government of Costa Rica for failing to enforce its own labor laws.
U.S. Secretary of Labor [...]