LABOR PAINS

LABOR PAINS

It certainly has been the summer of discontent as it relates to waterfront labor and their employer counterparts. Both the west coast and east coast have seen their share of issues: 1) The International Longshore &...

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BACK AT IT

BACK AT IT

After negotiations broke off in December over automation, the International Longshore Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) are back at the table and are, reportedly, making good progress on...

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East Coast Labor Issues

East Coast Labor Issues

We’re not sure if we take solace in the fact that Oakland is not alone in its troubles or not.  The Port of Baltimore suffered through a three-day longshore labor strike last month.  As you may recall, this past...

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