Hiring of longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey is lurching forward after months of finger-pointing and acrimonious litigation. For port users, the new hires can’t start work soon enough.
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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
25 Feb 2014
New Jersey legislators are seeking to restrict the authority of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, which is battling port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over rules for hiring dockworkers.
18 Feb 2014
An association of port drayage companies called for immediate steps, including longer hours at container terminal gates and hiring of additional longshore labor...
12 Feb 2014
An International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore voted down a proposed local contract for autos and breakbulk cargo after a top official from ILA headquarters urged members to reject the employers’ proposal.
04 Feb 2014
A new skirmish has broken out in a joint employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s revised rules for hiring dockworkers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
29 Jan 2014
A federal arbitrator has ordered an International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore to pay ocean carriers $3.8 million for an October strike that violated a no-strike clause in the ILA’s coastwide master contract.
09 Jan 2014
The International Longshoremen’s Association and its employers in the Port of New York and New Jersey are pushing forward with a court challenge of new hiring rules...
27 Dec 2013
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19 Dec 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Harold Daggett said ILA members are disappointed in a judge’s refusal to block Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor changes in hiring practices, but that union members won’t halt work in protest.
19 Dec 2013
NEWARK, N.J. — A federal district judge denied a request for a preliminary injunction aimed at blocking new hiring rules imposed by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The new rules are aimed at increasing diversity in the unionized workforce at repair facilities operated by the Metropolitan Marine Management Contractors in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
17 Dec 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor asked a federal judge to dismiss an industry lawsuit challenging the agency’s new hiring rules that restrict union referrals for dockworker jobs in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
13 Dec 2013
A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Thursday on whether to block a hiring rules change that industry officials say could worsen a labor shortage that contributed to gridlock at the Port of New York and New Jersey last summer.