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.
New York Shipping Association
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."
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.