- Newsmaker: Longshore Union Trades High Tech for Better Wages
Since July 1, when the contract ran out between the Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, 10,500 dockworkers at the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and others along the West Coast have been working on a day-to-day basis. Now, an end to negotiations appears near. David Greenberg, of the Los Angeles Business Journal, says that the union appears ready to trade low-tech jobs for higher benefits.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Margaret Ann York, Candidate for LAPD Chief
Following tomorrow-s deadline for applying to be Chief of the LAPD, the Police Commission will recommend three top contenders to Mayor Jim Hahn. The next candidate in our ongoing series is Margaret York. The Deputy Chief, who serves as commander of Operations in the Central Bureau says the LAPD is ready for a female chief.