United States Maritime Alliance

United States Maritime Alliance

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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.

15 Mar 2013
The new International Longshoremen’s Association master contract includes a clause designed to encourage state port autho
14 Mar 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association has scheduled an April 9 ratification vote on a coastwide master contract that ILA and United States Maritime Alliance officials have agreed upon.
Baltimore dockworkers
13 Mar 2013
The International Longshoremen's Association and United States Maritime Alliance concluded nearly a year of rocky, on-and-off negotiations by agreeing on a six-year contract for East and Gulf Coast dockworkers.
ILA crane operator in Port of New York
13 Mar 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance concluded nearly a year of rocky, on-and-off negotiations with an agreement on a six-year contract for East and Gulf Coast dockworkers.
13 Mar 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said he hopes United States Maritime Alliance will approve a contract agreement with the ILA when the two sides resume meetings later today in Tampa.
12 Mar 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association delegates approved in principle a previously announced tentative deal on a Maine-to-Texas master contract, and will meet with United States Maritime Alliance Wednesday to discuss the agreement.
07 Mar 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association and the New York Shipping Association tentatively agreed on a local contract that, if ratified, likely means East and Gulf Coast ports will avoid a work stoppage this year.
07 Mar 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association and the New York Shipping Association have tentatively agreed on a local contract covering 4,500 ILA members in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
New York-New Jersey dockworkers
07 Mar 2013
Representatives of the International Longshoremen’s Association and its New York-New Jersey employers planned to resume negotiations today on a local agreement that’s key to the coastwide master contract for East and Gulf Coast dockworkers.
Turkon ship in the Port of New York and New Jersey
04 Mar 2013
This week’s bargaining on an International Longshoremen’s Association local contract for the Port of New York and New Jersey will determine whether East and Gulf Coast ports face the renewed threat of an ILA strike.
ILA dockworkers at the Port of Baltimore
27 Feb 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association and employers have set a new March 8 deadline for negotiation of local contracts that supplement a coastwide master agreement covering dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast ports.
Crane operator in the Port of Charleston
15 Feb 2013
There's no celebration yet at East and Gulf Coast ports after a tentative accord on an ILA contract was reached. That because it's contingent on completion of supplemental local contracts.
13 Feb 2013
The tentative coastwide master contract for International Longshoremen’s Association members includes pay raises, a compr
ILA dockworkers in the Port of Jacksonville, Fla.
04 Feb 2013
Negotiations are resuming this week at East and Gulf Coast ports on local agreements that supplement the coastwide master
Dockworkers at the Port of Mobile, Ala.
03 Feb 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said he’s confident ILA members will be satisfied with a tentative agreement on a coastwide contract and that the union now will turn its attention “to achieving equally successful local contract agreements.”
02 Feb 2013
The National Retail Federation welcomed word of an
02 Feb 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance reached tentative agreement on a six-year coastwide master contract late Friday night, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said.
01 Feb 2013
UPDATED Feb. 1, 2:15 p.m.
New York crane operator
29 Jan 2013
Container ship lines serving East and Gulf Coast ports are urging customers to pick up import containers and return empty boxes before the International Longshoremen’s Association contract expires Feb. 6.