NEWPORT, R.I. — Working groups in a New York-New Jersey port performance task force are scheduled to report initial recommendations next week, providing a foundation for the task force’s scheduled recommendations in June.
08 Dec 2013
How diverse is the longshore work force at the Port of New York and New Jersey? It depends on whom you ask, and on what they’re counting.
05 Dec 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized $105 million for design, construction and realignment of parts of five main access roads to marine terminals in the Newark-Elizabeth port complex.
05 Dec 2013
Who controls dockworker hiring at the Port of New York and New Jersey? The answer may be decided in court.
04 Dec 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is organizing a Port Performance Task Force comprising a cross-section of industry representatives who will recommend ways to make the port run more smoothly.
03 Dec 2013
The New York Shipping Association’s board unanimously reaffirmed its support of a lawsuit the NYSA and the International Longshoremen’s Association filed against the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
22 Nov 2013
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to enjoin the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor from “interference” in hiring of dockworkers.
21 Nov 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s scheduled Nov. 25 hearing on longshore hiring practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey has been postponed until a to-be-determined date in December.
20 Nov 2013
The New Jersey Motor Truck Association is discussing a possible lawsuit or Federal Maritime Commission complaint to force New York-New Jersey container terminals to pay truckers for drivers’ waiting time outside terminal gates.
15 Nov 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reported “continued progress” in its efforts to broker an agreement to settle a dispute over hiring of longshoremen in the port.
14 Nov 2013
The American Trucking Associations filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the New York State Thruway Authority of violating the constitution by diverting toll collections to tourism and recreational facilities along the authority’s historic canal system in upstate New York.