Ocean Docks is the industrial district of Los Santos, San Andreas, whereas it also serves as the docks area. As for the whole of San Andreas it's known to be the largest industrial area with the highest amount of imported goods. Ocean Docks serves as a docking area for many large oversea freighters and oil tankers. Statistics of 1990 show a continuous amount of 8,640 containers stationed at the waterfront on a daily basis.
The Ocean Docks Union and the International Brotherhood of TeamstersEdit
In 1875 the waterfront was bound together to be a part of the Ocean Docks Union, meant to represent labourers and blue-collar workers in Los Santos, San Andreas. The name originated from the majority of these employement opportunities to be located in Ocean Docks, Los Santos.
Throughout early 1940 more than 67% of the afro-american community in Los Santos was connected with the Ocean Docks Union due to the war and the high demands of cheap domestic labourers to produce resources for the war and so forth. The majority of production in Ocean Docks was refined resources to be exported to other states for manufacturing.
In 1946 the Ocean Docks Union went on strike due to the drop of employment demands. 40% of the employees in Ocean Docks were randomly fired, resulting in unemployment and poverty in suburbs such as Ganton and Idlewood. In January 1947 a demonstration in front of the Los Santos City hall escalated in a riot resulting in 14 casualties. It was a disgrace posted all over the news.
Sooner or later people realised the Ocean Docks Union wasn't going to succeed by any means with the demonstrations, more so violent riots. Some of its supporters resigned and set up small unions focusing on their ethnicities. The waterfront was really hesistant and with the many protests investors and factory owners had to cope with a drop in production rate. They were furious and demanded of the labourers to stop, although they didn't.
In 1950 the San Andreas government moved 20% of the protestors to San Fierro, Easter Basin, in order to have them serve other purposes and satisfy them to an extend. Most of the riots calmed down soon enough. It seemed only a media hype within communities which sooner or later ended.
As soon as the calender hit 1966 the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached out to San Andreas, where most of the independent unions joined up with the Teamsters in order to have a stable, national blue-collar and labourers union.