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California / Port Strike #1034988

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Statistics on goods that arrive by ship through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California cited.

(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) The dock workers’ strike examined; scenes shown of the picket lines, the empty dock,; details given about the union’s complaint about outsourcing and the shippers’ proposal to stop hiring temporary workers. [Port of Los Angeles director Geraldine KNATZ††- notes the money and jobs tied to this port.] [Union negotiator Trini THOMPSON‡- comments on the lost jobs.] [Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Employers Assn. Stephen BERRY††- says these employees are guaranteed jobs for life.] The impact on the economy noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Blackstone, John

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