The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has authorized $356 million to develop a long-delayed intermodal rail transfer facility for Global Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, and to expand container-on-barge service to Brooklyn.
19 Dec 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Harold Daggett said ILA members are disappointed in a judge’s refusal to block Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor changes in hiring practices, but that union members won’t halt work in protest.
19 Dec 2013
NEWARK, N.J. — A federal district judge denied a request for a preliminary injunction aimed at blocking new hiring rules imposed by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The new rules are aimed at increasing diversity in the unionized workforce at repair facilities operated by the Metropolitan Marine Management Contractors in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
17 Dec 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor asked a federal judge to dismiss an industry lawsuit challenging the agency’s new hiring rules that restrict union referrals for dockworker jobs in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
16 Dec 2013
Employers of International Longshoremen’s Association mechanics in the Port of New York and New Jersey say the Waterfront
13 Dec 2013
A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Thursday on whether to block a hiring rules change that industry officials say could worsen a labor shortage that contributed to gridlock at the Port of New York and New Jersey last summer.
12 Dec 2013
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association have asked a court to block a hiring rules change they say would worsen labor shortages in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
11 Dec 2013
To the extent the ports of Virginia and New York-New Jersey view each other as competitors — and they surely do — 2013 will show Virginia in the win column.
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.