The International Longshoremen’s Association has served notice that it will insist on retaining its jurisdiction over chassis that truckers lease from equipment providers that have historically used ILA labor for maintenance and repair.
United States Maritime Alliance
United States Maritime Association, or USMX, is an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. In addition to serving as the representative of the management groups in master contract negotiations with labor, USMX, which was founded in 1997, also serves to issue industry positions on a variety of regulatory and safety issues.
17 Apr 2013
Employers ratified a six-year master contract for International Longshoremen’s Association members at East and Gulf Coast ports, giving final approval to a deal that ILA members approved last week.