Port Of Oakland Seeks To Prevent Another Occupy Shutdown

OAKLAND (CBS) – The Port of Oakland is looking to head off another protest by Occupy Oakland aimed at shutting down the busy port.

Protesters plan to storm West Coast ports – including the Port of Oakland – next week, and that’s not sitting well with some longshoremen and union officials whose livelihoods depend on bustling activity at the ports. The planned protest appears to be modeled after an earlier Occupy day of action at West Coast ports in early November.

International Longshore and Warehouse Union spokesman Craig Merrilees said his union is opposed to Tuesday’s planned demonstration.

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  • Dude

    In otherwords … unions don’t like it when their own thuggish tactics are used against them. Bummer.

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    Who do these protesters think they’re targeting? They’re sure not helping working people.


  • jed

    bunch of losers!

  • nothingchanges

    These occupier’s can be given everything they want by sending them to Valenzuela or Cuba ! These countries are anti-capitalist, have free healthcare free schooling and a government job’s.

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