International Longshoremen’s Association

International Longshoremen’s Association

11 Dec 2014
A former International Longshoremen’s Association local president and an ex-pier supervisor were sentenced to prison this week for their roles in a long-running extortion racket that funneled workers’ “Christmas tribute” to the mob.
Port of New York and New Jersey
10 Dec 2014
David Adam, chief negotiator for U.S. East and Gulf Coast waterfront management, challenged employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association to consider changes to their bargaining process before their next contract expires in 2018.
US Capitol building in winter
08 Dec 2014
Congress could greatly reduce the threat of labor slowdowns and lockouts at the nation’s ports by putting longshore worker labor agreements under the purview of the Railway Labor Act, an economist and former Congressional Budget Office director said.
05 Dec 2014
The Port of New York and New Jersey handled record container volume in October, and port officials report progress on a broad effort to prepare for larger ships expected to accompany the mid-2016 raising of the Bayonne Bridge.
01 Dec 2014
The International Longshoremen’s Association has appointed a trustee to temporarily oversee its largest Baltimore local, a move that could help resolve a local contract dispute that led to a three-day strike in October 2013.
18 Nov 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is still slowing down cargo-handling operations at all major West Coast Coast gateways while negotiations for a new contract continue in San Francisco, the Pacific Maritime Association said Monday.
Long Beach dockworker
06 Nov 2014
Fearing that gridlock at the largest U.S. port complex is imminent, the Pacific Maritime Association today blasted the International Longshore and Warehouse Union for withholding skilled labor at Los Angeles-Long Beach.
05 Nov 2014
The Port of Boston's volumes are up 10.5 percent year-to-date, thanks to a unique incentive program for union workers and some extra vessel calls.
05 Nov 2014
The Port of Portland is issuing a challenge to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association: Revamp the collective bargaining model that has been in existence at West Coast ports for the past 80 years because it isn’t working.
Shoes
03 Nov 2014
The American Apparel & Footwear Association urged the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to press negotiators to agree on a West Coast longshore labor contract to help end “untenable congestion” at the ports.
Weekly wrap-up: LA-LB congestion, ILA’s Daggett and Nicaragua canal
25 Oct 2014
Terminal congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach was clearly on the minds of JOC.com readers again this week, with six of the Top 10 stories focusing on the issue.
10 Oct 2014
A second New Jersey Senate committee has approved a bill to allow the state to withdraw from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, despite warnings that the legislation would be struck down in court.