Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

As L.A. Ports Automate, Some Workers Are Cheering On Robots

A Maersk ship unloads containers at the Port of Lost Angeles

The arrival of robots at the Port of Los Angeles is exposing a stark economic divide between two sets of Southern California workers.

Margot Roosevelt | Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2019
Government, Business

Longshoremen, Port Group Reach Six-Year Labor Agreement

Port of Jacksonville, Fla. TT file photo

Members of the U.S. Maritime Alliance said they have ratified a new six-year contract with the International Longshoremen’s Association, the largest union of maritime workers in North America.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 14, 2018
Business

Baltimore Longshoremen Elect New Leaders to Retake Control of Union From International Trustee

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

More than 18 months after the International Longshoremen's Association seized control of its largest Baltimore local, the union is poised to end its strict oversight of Local 333 after the local elected new leaders last week.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
June 28, 2016