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.
Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor
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."
30 Aug 2016
Appeals court rejects claims the commission illegally interfered in collective bargaining agreement.