Two organizations representing New York-New Jersey port drayage companies are complaining that truckers’ concerns got short shrift in an industry-side task force’s recommendations of ways to make the port run more smoothly.
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.
07 Nov 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it is “optimistic” about success in its effort to broker a deal to settle a dispute over the hiring of additional longshoremen at the port.
05 Nov 2013
Edward Wytkind, president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Department, urged the governors of New York and New Jersey to force a bistate crime watchdog agency to approve a longshore hiring plan in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
28 Oct 2013
Representatives of waterfront employers, drayage companies and the International Longshoremen’s Association said there’s an urgent need to improve the way intermodal chassis are supplied in the Port of New York and New Jersey.