A standoff continues between Baltimore port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over a local contract covering non-containerized breakbulk and automobile shipments.
International Longshoremen’s Association
ILA President Harold Daggett Appointed To International Affairs and Legislative/Policy Committees At AFL-CIO
ILA’s First Annual Alexander Talmadge-Edward L. Brown, Sr. Civil Rights Dinner A Huge Success as ILA Leader Harold J. Daggett Is Honored at Norfolk Event
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.
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.
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.
29 Oct 2013
The Port of Cleveland is in final negotiations with the Dutch company Spliethoff Group to run a global container service between the Great Lakes and Europe via the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
28 Oct 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association officials and port employers told an industry forum that a standoff with the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor over longshore hiring threatens to undermine productivity gains in a new ILA contract.
26 Oct 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said ILA members in the Port of New York and New Jersey are “fed up” with hiring delays he blames on the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
25 Oct 2013
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association said “bureaucratic delays” by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor are jeopardizing productivity at the East Coast’s busiest port.
23 Oct 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has scheduled a series of public hearings to highlight what commission official contend are discriminatory hiring practices for longshore workers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.