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Talks Intensify to End Strike at Ports of L.A., Long Beach


Port of Los Angeles

Talks to end a strike that began last week at the Port of Los Angeles and has since spread to the neighboring Port of Long Beach intensified over the weekend but have not resolved the dispute, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

The work stoppage has shut down 10 of 14 cargo container terminals at the two ports, the nation’s busiest port complex, the paper reported.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wrote to both sides over the weekend, saying he want round-the-clock bargaining and a mediator to end the strike, the paper said.

About a dozen container ships are offshore and unable to unload or load cargo, the Times reported, citing the Marine Exchange of Southern California, which tracks ship traffic. Ten more were scheduled to arrive Monday.

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