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.
09 Oct 2014
A former president of International Longshoremen’s Association 1235 in Newark, New Jersey, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for extorting his members for “Christmas tribute” payments to the Genovese crime family.
Port of Los Angeles
24 Sep 2014
Retailers today bemoan the fact that the ILWU and Pacific Maritime Association negotiations have dragged on for more than four months still without conclusion. But they may not recall that it took the ILA and the U.S. Maritime Alliance 13 months to finalize their current contract in April 2013.
28 Aug 2014
A federal judge has dismissed an employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s new rules for hiring dockworkers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
20 Aug 2014
The largest International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore is disputing an arbitrator’s ruling that the union is liable for $3.86 million in damages for a strike that idled the port for three days last October.
15 Jul 2014
The New York Shipping Association has hired approximately 300 dockworkers this year and will keep adding to its longshore workforce...
08 Jul 2014
Employers at the Port of Baltimore have asked a federal court to force an International Longshoremen’s Association local to pay $3.8 million in damages for a three-day strike last October.
04 Jul 2014
The International Longshoremen’s Association, which represents dockworkers at U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports, yesterday wrote a letter of support to Robert McEllrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, which is engaged in contract negotiations with West Coast employers.
10 Jun 2014
Global Terminal has defused a labor issue at its new semi-automated container terminal by redesigning a trucker safety device that the International Longshoremen’s Association had claimed jurisdiction to operate.
30 May 2014
An arbitrator is considering longshore staffing requirements for a semi-automated terminal scheduled to be
23 May 2014
Six former International Longshoremen’s Association officials and members have admitted participating in a “Christmas tribute” racket in which dockworkers were pressured into making annual payments that were funneled to organized crime.
02 May 2014
The International Longshoremen’s Association is claiming jurisdiction over operation of a safety device for truckers picking up containers from rail-mounted gantry cranes at Global Terminal’s new semi-automated facility in the Port of New York and New Jersey.