L.A. County Board of Supervisors
County Supervisors Back Longshore Union in Port Fight
July 1, 2019
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to study the potential economic impact of automation on jobs at the Port of Los Angeles and back a union that opposes driverless cargo handlers.
Supervisor Janice Hahn proposed the study, saying the port was a source of “good, middle-class jobs'' and raising concerns about robots replacing cargo handlers and other port workers.
“Do we really want a society full of robots?” she asked. ... read more »