New York Shipping Association

New York Shipping Association

Port of New York and New Jersey Bayonne.
04 Jun 2018
Some shippers that send cargo through the Port of New York and New Jersey may take comfort from a federal judge’s ruling that the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor will continue to fight crime and oversee hiring in the port. Other shippers may be concerned that commission’s activities will continue, and hurt hiring and efficiency.
Trucks near the Port of New York and New Jersey.
17 May 2018
Shippers that send cargo through the Port of New York and New Jersey may want to monitor the outcome of the debate over how a truck driver is defined — as an independent contractor or an employee — to determine whether a trucking group is correct that a change in the regulations could diminish the drayage service at the port.
10 Jan 2018
The legislation is the latest event in the ongoing, bitter dispute between the commission and the New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association.
05 Dec 2017
New Jersey legislators are pushing ahead with a bill that would strip the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor of its policing responsibility in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
06 Jun 2017
The sometimes heated three-hour hearing came as the port prepares to open the newly raised Bayonne Bridge on June 30, allowing ships up to 18,000 TEU to pass below it.
03 Mar 2017
The legislation follows repeated efforts by the International Longshoremen’s Association and port businesses to rein in the commission.
30 Jan 2017
A pension fund for longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey want permission from a bankruptcy court to seek companies related to the carrier who can help pay the debt.
08 Nov 2016
The Port of New York and New Jersey plans to create what it says will be the first state-of-the art crane training center at a port on the East Coast.
31 Aug 2016
NYSA says case "was not about fair hiring practices."
A courtroom of the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, which was the latest venue where the International Longshoremen’s Association and New York Shipping Association tried to cut the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor out of their hiring practices.
30 Aug 2016
Appeals court rejects claims the commission illegally interfered in collective bargaining agreement.
18 Jul 2016
Trucks slowed to a crawl, and stopped entirely, creating an extensive traffic snarl at the Port of New York and New Jersey at lunchtime Monday.
17 Jul 2016
Truckers that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are preparing for possible congestion and delays Monday.
21 Jun 2016
The war of words between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor escalated today.
20 Jun 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association officials are fighting back against an investigation into a Jan. 29 wildcat strike at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
20 May 2016
Allegations by the mayor of Newark that union hiring practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey promote racial, ethnic and gender inequity have attracted federal scrutiny.
08 May 2016
Mention the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor to International Longshoremen’s Association officials or port employers, and they're likely to react with a grimace, a groan or a pier-style expletive.
07 May 2016
The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association haven’t given up on their effort to dissolve the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
15 Mar 2016
Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Ras Baraka has rekindled a long-smoldering controversy over whether the Port of New York and New Jersey’s longshore workforce is diverse enough.
11 Mar 2016
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has subpoenaed numerous longshoremen in an effort to identify the organizers and cause of a Jan. 29 wildcat strike that idled the East Coast’s busiest port.
28 Aug 2014
A federal judge has dismissed an employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s new rules for hiring dockworkers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
15 Jul 2014
The New York Shipping Association has hired approximately 300 dockworkers this year and will keep adding to its longshore workforce...
23 Apr 2014
A bitter dispute over hiring of International Longshoremen’s Association dockworkers at the Port of New York and New Jersey has flared up again.
03 Apr 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. — Working groups in a New York-New Jersey port performance task force are scheduled to report initial recommendations next week, providing a foundation for the task force’s scheduled recommendations in June.
26 Mar 2014
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has authorized New York-New Jersey port employers to hire 150 additional longshoremen.
Longshoremen rally against the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
25 Mar 2014
Several hundred New York-New Jersey longshoremen halted work for two hours today to cheer union, business and political officials who denounced the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and urged repeal of the commission’s authority over dockworker hiring.
20 Mar 2014
Some New York-New Jersey dockworkers will delay their scheduled April 1 retirements in a stopgap move to ease a labor shortage at the port.
03 Mar 2014
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.
Thumbnail of New York-New Jersey port infographic
28 Feb 2014
The port industry centered on the Port of New York and New Jersey is responsible for hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions in income and tax revenue, according to a study released this week.
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.
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...
Majestic Maersk in Copenhagen
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.