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With holiday freight movement slowing and tensions rising surrounding labor issues at the West Coast’s largest port, a protest and strike by truck drivers at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have expanded.
Article Date November 13, 2014 from Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Truckers who haul cargo containers in and out of the massive seaports in Los Angeles and Long Beach staged the latest in a string of demonstrations Thursday against what they call unfair labor practices.
Article Date November 10, 2014 from The Santa Clarita Valley Signal
A day-long vigil for 16-year-old train collision victim Kimberly Jimenez-Soto extended into the night Sunday, swelling at times to more than 100 people, according to some of the girl’s friends.
Article Date November 07, 2014 from Fox News
Spreading labor strife at major West Coast seaports is exacerbating problems that importers have had getting products to market, threatening the on-time delivery of some holiday goods.
Article Date November 06, 2014 from Brookings Institute
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