Port of Oakland http://kalw.org en East Bay Express: Port of Oakland Facing $123 Million Lawsuit http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-port-oakland-facing-123-million-lawsuit <p>A marine terminal operator co-owned by Goldman Sachs is alleging damages because the port gave another company a lucrative privatization contract.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 21:37:15 +0000 Darwin BondGraham 16682 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Port of Oakland Facing $123 Million Lawsuit Is a port strike looming? http://kalw.org/post/port-strike-looming <p>Today, The <em><a href="http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/is-a-port-strike-looming/Content?oid=3324419">East Bay Express </a></em>is reporting that the Port of Oakland workers may go on strike for the first time in 41 years. Recently, contracts between the SEIU and three other unions representing port workers have expired. SEIU says that port management is asking for major concessions, including an increased five percent employee contribution to their pension plans and no cost-of-living increase in wages which workers say equates to about a 10 percent pay cut.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:46:41 +0000 Holly Kernan 15926 at http://kalw.org Is a port strike looming?