The Journal of Commerce reports on the ups and downs of negotiations between ILWU Clerical Workers and the employer:
July 31, 2012, 2:02 AM:
Two-hours of discussions Monday end on sour note, with no new talks planned
Contract negotiations between office clerical workers and the attorney representing waterfront employers in Los Angeles-Long Beach resumed Monday [...]
Dangerous cargo had been exploded on board of the container ship Maersk Kinloss in Iliychevsk, Ukraine. During the discharge of the cargo, the dock workers noticed that several containers are seriously damaged, due to explosion on board. The container, which caused explosion was loaded with the dangerous cargo of aluminum phosphide.
The fire caused damage [...]
Eight people and three corporations were charged Wednesday with a scheme to avoid customs fees when importing hundreds of millions of dollars of goods through the Port of Long Beach, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego.
The scheme relied on marking goods on official documents as being for trans-shipment to Mexico, not [...]