International Longshoremen’s Association

International Longshoremen’s Association

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.
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.
30 Apr 2014
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett called the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a “lap dog” for the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and said the port agency “should look in the mirror before casting aspersions on others.”
23 Apr 2014
A bitter dispute over hiring of International Longshoremen’s Association dockworkers at the Port of New York and New Jersey has flared up again.
23 Apr 2014
A Baltimore jury will hear dueling assault complaints stemming from a fight between two International Longshoremen’s Association officials whose local union is in a contract negotiations standoff with port employers.
11 Apr 2014
A standoff continues between Baltimore port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over a local contract covering non-containerized breakbulk and automobile shipments.
26 Mar 2014
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has authorized New York-New Jersey port employers to hire 150 additional longshoremen.
Longshoremen rally against the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
25 Mar 2014
Several hundred New York-New Jersey longshoremen halted work for two hours today to cheer union, business and political officials who denounced the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and urged repeal of the commission’s authority over dockworker hiring.
20 Mar 2014
Some New York-New Jersey dockworkers will delay their scheduled April 1 retirements in a stopgap move to ease a labor shortage at the port.
03 Mar 2014
Hiring of longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey is lurching forward after months of finger-pointing and acrimonious litigation. For port users, the new hires can’t start work soon enough.
25 Feb 2014
New Jersey legislators are seeking to restrict the authority of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, which is battling port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over rules for hiring dockworkers.
18 Feb 2014
An association of port drayage companies called for immediate steps, including longer hours at container terminal gates and hiring of additional longshore labor...