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  • Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point

    Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point
    A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal. The announcement came...
  • Longshoremen's union, Maritime alliance to meet with mediator

    The International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance have agreed to meet with a federal mediator before the expiration of the contract extension at midnight on Dec. 29. Talks between the union representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers...
  • Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears

    Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears
    Retail giants, shipping companies and federal agencies are racing the clock to make plans as an East Coast and Gulf dock strike this weekend appears imminent. The International Longshoremen's Association, representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers from...
  • Unions focus organizing efforts on service sector workplaces

    Unions focus organizing efforts on service sector workplaces
    After spending three decades at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Kevin Hux eagerly joined efforts this past year to unionize his workplace. "I joined this union to have some kind of voice and be protected," said Hux, 55, who started in housekeeping shortly...
  • Vice President Joe Biden touts ports during Norfolk tour

    Vice President Joe Biden touts ports during Norfolk tour
    Vice President Joe Biden had stern words for stalwarts, including those in the House and Senate, questioning the legitimacy of improved infrastructure and the means to fund it: you're wasting time. “What most people don't realize is that our...
  • Manhattan DA probes secret settlement between Port Authority, seaport company

    HACKENSACK, N.J. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating a secret $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and...
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  • Top dockworker union leaves AFL-CIO maritime group

    Citing job poaching by rival unions, the International Longshoremen's Association had disaffiliated with an AFL-CIO maritime coalition, opting instead to form its own group. The new Maritime Labor Alliance includes the ILA, which is the dominant...