Big increases in loaded import containers and empty export boxes pushed the Port of New York and New Jersey’s 2015 volume to a record 6,371,720 twenty-foot-equivalent units, despite soft December totals and continuing problems with congestion.
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
03 Jun 2015
Several weeks of exploratory talks about an early contract extension by the International Longshoremen’s Associ
20 May 2015
A former U.S. Labor Department chief economist is advocating placing unionized port labor under the Railway Labor Act to prevent showdowns with management such as the recent one that nearly crippled West Coast ports.
15 May 2015
The leader of the management group that negotiates with West Coast longshoremen said this week that the negotiating process that yielded months of disruption through February is “not sustainable.”
17 Apr 2015
Nunzio LaGrasso, a former International Longshoremen’s Association official in New Jersey, was sentenced this week to state and federal prison terms for his role in an organized-crime scheme to extort money from union members.
26 Mar 2015
Members of Baltimore’s largest International Longshoremen’s Association voted to end 18 months of uncertainty b
24 Mar 2015
Several dozen Baltimore dockworkers have filed a lawsuit challenging their national union’s takeover of their local chapter and dismissal of 500 new members before Wednesday’s referendum on a local contract.
20 Mar 2015
The largest International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore will vote again March 25 on a local contract agreement that union and employer representatives hope will end months of confusion and controversy at the port.
18 Mar 2015
Putting waterfront labor under the Railway Labor Act will be a heavy legislative lift with a divided Congress and a union-friendly White House. And, it’s unclear if such a move would prevent “economic warfare” — whether from union slowdowns and the withholding of labor, or employers’ refusal to hire workers.
13 Mar 2015
Speaking to more than 2,000 attendees at the 15th Annual TPM Conference this month, Matthew Shay, president of the National Retail Federation, called on Congress and the Obama administration to change how unionized port labor and waterfront employers negotiate agreements so “the interest of thousands” can no longer threaten the livelihood of millions.
09 Mar 2015
06 Mar 2015
The International Longshoremen’s Association said it will not undermine the International Longshore and Warehouse Union by seeking cargo diverted to East and Gulf Coast ports by the recent West Coast contract standoff.