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
02 Feb 2016
The National Retail Federation said last Friday’s wildcat strike by International Longshoremen’s Association members at the Port of New York and New Jersey undermines shipper confidence and casts a cloud over early negotiations for a new East and Gulf coast longshore labor contract.
01 Feb 2016
Last Friday’s surprise dockworker strike at the Port of New York and New Jersey wasn’t instigated by any single International Longshoremen’s Association local and was not sanctioned by the union, ILA President Harold Daggett said Monday.
31 Jan 2016
The International Longshoremen's Association's strike at Port of New York and New Jersey was aimed primarily at Waterfront Commission, but what did the union hope to accomplish?
29 Jan 2016
New York-New Jersey port terminals began resuming operations Friday night after a wildcat strike by the International Longshoremen’s Association.
29 Jan 2016
Container terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey were idled Friday morning when International Longshoremen’s Association workers walked off the job.
29 Dec 2015
The president of the International Longshoremen’s Association said the union is pleased that the appropriations bill that Congress approved this month includes a two-year delay in the “Cadillac tax” on high-end medical plans.
18 Nov 2015
A top International Longshoremen's Association official said escalating health care costs have complicated efforts to reach a new or extended East and Gulf coast dockworker contract before the current one expires in September 2018.
29 Oct 2015
A senior leader of the International Longshoreman’s Association expressed optimism on Wednesday over a multiyear contract extension with East and Gulf Coast employers but said it won’t happen by the end of the year.
27 Oct 2015
The International Longshoremen’s Association has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president and will host the Democratic presidential frontrunner at a rally Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina.
16 Sep 2015
Officials of the International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance said they’re committed to trying to work out East and Gulf coast port labor contract that would extend to 2025.
26 Aug 2015
New Jersey officials say the driver of a top loader was drunk when the heavy equipment struck and killed a dockworker at APM Terminals’ facility in the Port of New York and New Jersey earlier this month.