The European Commission’s social dialogue committee in the port sector launched today in Brussels with port authorities, terminal operators, dockers and other port workers across the European Union.
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18 Jun 2013
A U.S. District Court judge in Portland ruled that the National Labor Relations Board last year had no right intervening in a contractual dispute between a container terminal operator at the Oregon port and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
11 Jun 2013
U.S. East Coast ports experienced widely varying impacts from the months-long threat of labor strife that began last year with the breakdown of talks for a new International Longshoremen’s Association contract.
07 Jun 2013
Members of the Maritime Labor Alliance have unanimously appointed Don Marcus, president of the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots, as president.
06 Jun 2013
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association are in the early stages of implementing a new contract that targets high costs and low productivity at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
05 Jun 2013
International Longshore and Warehouse Union grain workers who have been locked out of the United Grain terminal in Vancouver, Wash., since Feb. 27 brought their fight north this week by gaining the support of ILWU Canada workers in Prince Rupert.
05 Jun 2013
John Nardi was named president of the New York Shipping Association, succeeding Joseph C. Curto at the association that represents ocean carriers and marine terminal operators at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
04 Jun 2013
The Port of Virginia plans to halt work for four hours June 12 for a meeting to allow employers to make their case for gradually reducing the size of some container-handling gangs in the local International Longshoremen’s Association contract.
28 May 2013
The International Transport Workers’ Federation has repeated its concerns, as well as its member unions’ concerns, regarding the lockout of International Longshore and Warehouse Union workers at the...
24 May 2013
European dock and transport union leaders voiced concerns that a plan to reform European ports will threaten jobs and working conditions in pilotage, towage and mooring.