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Time for Waterfront Commission to Stand Down

Larry Willis

Often we see labor and management on different sides of workplace issues, especially when it comes to the implementation of a new collective bargaining agreement. It was thus somewhat unusual to see the Longshoremen (ILA) union and its employer representative—the New York Shipping Association (NYSA)—come together to sue the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor over the commission’s heavy-handed tactics designed to derail a hiring plan worked out by labor and management.

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Dredge Workers, Tug Captains Choose MM&P

Weeks Marine photo

Hopper dredge crews at Weeks Marine in New Jersey and Navy tugboat captains in the Pacific Northwest have recently voted to join the Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P).

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Longtime Labor Leader Named to Houston Port Commission

Longtime labor leader Clyde Fitzgerald, president of the South Atlantic & Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA), has been appointed to serve on the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.  Fitzgerald has worked on the Houston waterfront for 50 years and has been president of ILA Local 28 for two decades.  He is also a vice president in the International ILA.

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ILA Members Ratify New 6-Year Agreement

ILA Members Ratify New 6-Year Agreement

The more than 14,000 waterfront workers at 15 East and Gulf Coast ports have ratified a new six-year master agreement between the Longshoremen (ILA) and the port employer group the United States Maritime Alliance.

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Longshoremen Reach East Coast Port Deal

ILA photo

The Longshoremen (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance have reached a tentative agreement covering some 14,000 workers in 15 East Coast ports, the Federal Mediation Service and Conciliation (FMCS) announced late Friday. The two sides had faced a Feb. 6 strike deadline.

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Longshoremen Strike Delayed for 30 Days as Agreement Sought‏

Photo of Boston port containers courtesy JimboRocks

temporary deal has been reached between the Longshoremen (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMA) that will delay for 30 days a strike that was scheduled to start Sunday. The strike would have shut down East Coast ports from Boston to Miami, with 14,000 workers taking part. A strike will start at midnight Jan. 28 if a deal isn't reached by then.

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Daggett Elected President of Longshoremen

Delegates to the Longshoremen’s (ILA‘s) quadrennial convention last week in Hollywood, Fla., elected Harold Daggett as president of the union. Daggett succeeds Richard Hughes, who did not seek re-election.

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