Drayage drivers serving New York-New Jersey port terminals said at a weekend forum that they need quick action to reduce turn times that require them to sit in long queues for several hours a day without full compensation.
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.
14 Nov 2013
“K” Line has asked a Federal Maritime Commission administrative law judge to allow a full FMC review of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s controversial cargo facility charge.
11 Nov 2013
After the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor held a series of lively hearings in 2010 on work and pay practices at the East Coast’s busiest port, Commissioner Ronald Goldstock said the crime watchdog agency’s work was just beginning.
11 Nov 2013
New York-New Jersey is the only U.S. port where the size of the longshore work force is set by a law enforcement agency that must approve new hires.