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18 Dec 2019
The Governor of New Jersey has submitted his argument in the legal battle over whether New Jersey can move some functions of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor to the New Jersey State Police, effectively diminishing the watchdog’s role in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
15 Feb 2019
Rising cargo volumes and retirements have prompted the Port of New York and New Jersey to hire more than 650 longshoremen and checkers.
Port of New York and New Jersey.
11 Dec 2018
Employers at the Port of New York and New Jersey plan to hire a substantial number of longshoremen for auto and cruise work, among other work needs.
New York Harbor approaching New Jersey.
17 Sep 2018
The law and the complaint suit are the latest salvos in the ongoing dispute between the commission on one side, and on the other the New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association, over the commission’s role at the port. Both sides contend that they are trying to correct problems that can hinder the smooth operation of the port and therefore the cost-efficient flow of shipper’s cargo.
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.
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.
07 Aug 2017
Christie-signed legislation still requires New York's concurrence.
03 Mar 2017
The legislation follows repeated efforts by the International Longshoremen’s Association and port businesses to rein in the commission.
21 Feb 2017
No date has been set for the protest.
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.
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
A ruling against the Waterfront Commission has highlighted a dispute with the New York Shipping Association and International Longshoremen's Association.
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.
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.
10 Feb 2015
New Jersey legislators have moved a step closer to passing a bill to dissolve the bistate Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and transfer its New Jersey operations to the state police.
08 Jan 2015
A New Jersey appellate court has upheld the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s right to revoke the license of a port hiring agent for associating with organized-crime members.
05 Dec 2014
The Port of New York and New Jersey handled record container volume in October, and port officials report progress on a broad effort to prepare for larger ships expected to accompany the mid-2016 raising of the Bayonne Bridge.
Weekly wrap-up: LA-LB congestion, ILA’s Daggett and Nicaragua canal
25 Oct 2014
Terminal congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach was clearly on the minds of JOC.com readers again this week, with six of the Top 10 stories focusing on the issue.
New York harbor
22 Oct 2014
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett called the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor an “evil empire,” and said the bistate crime watchdog agency should be abolished.
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.
03 Jun 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has nominated Michael Murphy, a lobbyist and former county prosecutor, to the Waterfront Commisson of New York Harbor.
30 Apr 2014
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett called the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a “lap dog” for the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and said the port agency “should look in the mirror before casting aspersions on others.”
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.