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 Longshoremen’s Association will vote on September 6, 2018 on whether […]

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 peace on both coasts until 2024 or even later.  According […]