Port of L.A.’s Clean Truck Plan Labor Provisions Struck Down

A federal judge officially ruled last week that certain aspects of the Port of Los Angeles’ clean truck efforts could not be enforced by the entity, a decision that does not affect the Port of Long Beach’s Clean Trucks Program, but may have implications for labor issues currently brewing at the nation’s largest industrial complex.

Hundreds of Longshoremen Protest Over Medical Benefits

Longshoremen from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) who work for the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) took a day off from working at the Port of Long Beach Monday to protest changes in healthcare processing that they say has left workers and their families with delayed or denied payments.