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Port unions and tech changes have a long, sometimes contentious history

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A person rides aboard a ferry past containers stacked on a ship at the Port of Los Angeles.

A ferry passes the Port of Los Angeles. Neighborhoods surrounding the port have suffered from pollution linked to transporting massive volumes of goods. Mario Tama via Getty Images

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Port unions have long bargained over disruptive innovations

by Meghan McCarty Carino Jun 17, 2022
The introduction of shipping containers half a century ago revolutionized the industry, and union strategy.

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by Andy Uhler Jun 17, 2022
The answer is to build more transmission lines, so that customers can see the benefit, in the form of cheaper utility bills.

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