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 April 28, 2015       

 

LA/LONG BEACH PORT TRUCKER STRIKE UPDATE

 

Port truck drivers working at the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach said they will continue a strike against four drayage companies that began Monday. The drivers have targeted Intermodal Bridge Transport, Pacific 9 Transportation (Pac 9), Pacer Cartage, and Harbor Rail Transport. Area drivers have long claimed they should be classified as employees, not independent contractors, and, as such, are being subjected to “wage theft.”    Justice for Port Truck Drivers, a Teamster affiliate, said the drivers put up picket lines at trucking company headquarters and truck yards that continued through the night.

 

AS Daily NEWS FLASH April 28, 2015 - Iran seizes Maersk containership

NEWS FLASH: Iran seizes Maersk containership
The U.S. Naval Institute has confirmed Iranian navy vessels shot at the Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris, which is chartered to Maersk Line by Rickmers.

 

Our regulatory experts are monitoring the situation and keeping a close eye on labor negotiations, which began on May 12, 2014. In the meantime we are checking shipment status on a daily/hourly basis to see where our client’s cargo stands in movement towards its final destination. While we can’t control the situation we can keep you informed.

 

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