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Truckers remain waiting while port strikes continue

| December 03, 2012

While thousands of truckers remain halted due to continuing strikes at ports in Southern California, negotiations continue this week between the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor Employers Associations and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit. The Port of Long Beach had just three container terminals operational and open, while the Port of Los Angeles had only one.

For the full story, see Overdrive sister site CCJ‘s report.

  • Andrea Sitler

    Your strike is imposing on my economic well being. In this economy be
    glad to have a job. Be grateful for a paycheck that does not bounce.
    So sick of all these Union “issues” and mostly over greed. This strike
    is messing up the rail and port system. Not just in LA but here in
    Dallas and throughout the country. 4 days and there is a mess. I had
    to see a week from now. Divert the ships and let the rails roll. We
    need to move this freight. If those folks don’t want to work; then quit
    and make room for folks who do.

  • Dale Setzer

    Good for you “Local 67” Arizona Drivers are with you.

  • Green Sucks

    Fire them or replace them

  • Green Sucks

    Whats really funny. I can tell as soon as I walk in a place if it’s union or not. Been trucking since 1976, The union shops treat you like crap until they want your support. then your there your BRO !! Hey Bro support us bro dont cross our picket line strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.