Port of L.A. labor charter validated by Harbor Commission

03/17/2011 | Oakland Tribune (Calif.), The

Thousands of workers will benefit from the approval of the Port of Los Angeles project-labor agreement by the city's Harbor Commission on Thursday. The charter specifies that 30% of the $1.5 billion project's workforce must be hired from among local residents, with 10% of work hours to be filled by disadvantaged workers, such as handicapped persons and single parents, and 20% to be performed by apprentices.

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