ILA Vote on New Master Contract

The Best Contract Ever Update on September 7, 2018 American Shipper releases that “The International Longshoremen’s Association said that members at ports from Maine to Texas on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a six-year extension of its contract with the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX).” ** International […]

ILA and USMX Agree on New Six-year Contract

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) just concluded months of negotiations on June 6, 2018.  They have now agreed on a tentative six-year contract for East and Gulf Coast dockworkers.  If the final contract is approved, it would ensure labor […]

Possible East and Gulf Coast Shutdowns in the Next 30 Days

The International Longshoremen’s Association Poses Threats for a Coast-Wide One-Day Shut Down updated February 27, 2017 The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) is threatening to shut down the East Coast ports and Gulf Coast ports and orchestrate a march on Washington to protest hiring practices that […]

Spanish Dockworkers Protest Spanish Government

International Longshoremen’s Association Supports Protesting Dockworkers in Spain ILA’s Executive VP addresses tens of thousands of protesting Spanish Dockworkers in Algeciras, Spain Excerpt from International Longshoremen’s Association’s Official Website | Feb 21, 2017 ILA’s Vice Presidents Ken Riley and Virgil Maldonado Join In Rally Protesting […]

Update on ILA’s Walk off at New York, New Jersey Ports

Update on ILA’s Walk off at New York, New Jersey Ports January 29, 2016 was an interesting day.  The Port of NY-NJ tweeted about random work stoppages, which caused even more delay at the terminals after a long holiday weekend.  The longshoremen walked off the job […]

Analysis: Answers elusive on ILA’s NY-NJ strike

Analysis: Answers elusive on ILA’s NY-NJ strike Excerpt from  Journal of Commerce | By: Joseph Bonney | January 31, 2016 “This was an odd strike. There were no picket signs, and no warnings of an impending shutdown. Workers simply walked out at 10 a.m., leaving […]