Is a Port Strike Looming? 

Workers contend that it's unfair for the Port of Oakland to demand more concessions at time when the agency enjoys a financial surplus.

Al Loera remembers the last strike at the Port of Oakland. In the 1960s, Oakland was among the first seaports anywhere to containerize trans-ocean shipments, bringing the giant cranes now synonymous with the city's skyline. Container technology — the changes it demanded…

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