New York City and London Dockworkers: A Comparative Perspective of Rank-and-File Movements in the Post-Second World War Era
- ILWU stages work slowdowns. // Traffic World;11/04/96, Vol. 248 Issue 5, p22
Focuses on the International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union's staging of work slowdowns in Southern and Northern California due to dissatisfaction over work rules. Features of the contract that govern cargo handling in the West Coast of the United States; Points of disagreement with the...
- CASE NO. 2642 Report in which the Committee requests to be kept informed of developments: Complaint against the Government of the Russian Federation presented by the Russian Labour Confederation (KTR). // Official Bulletin: Series B;2009, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p277
The article discusses a court case wherein the Russian Labour Federation (KTR) has filed a complaint against the management of the Murmansk Commercial Sea Port for violating trade union rights of the primary trade union organization of the Russian Trade Union Dockworkers, denying access to the...
- 'Core gangs:' a success story. Plume, Janet // JoC Week;9/2/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 35, p39
Focuses on the International Longshoremen's Association's (ILA) core-gang concept which allows dockworkers to return to specific terminals and be assigned to specific stevedores as opposed to being called directly out of the hiring hall. Memorandum of understanding to the union contract;...
- Ocean cargo carriers and unions collaborate. Garza, Daniel R. // Caribbean Business;11/6/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p26
Reports that as a result of the decision by the stevedores' union in Puerto Rico to ease work rules there, productivity has increased at two ocean cargo carriers. Information on Sea-Land and Navieras, NPR Incorporated; Details on this increased productivity; Comments from Sea-Land General...
- Holt yields to ILA. // Traffic World;11/04/96, Vol. 248 Issue 5, p21
Focuses on Holt Cargo Systems Inc.'s agreement to accept both the coastwide master contract on container cargos and the local breakbulk contract which the International Longshoremen's Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were demanding. Features of the picket made by the union; Comment by...
- Containerization as a Force for Change on the Waterfront. Goldberg, Joseph P. // Monthly Labor Review;Jan68, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p8
Evaluates the readiness of waterfront workers' unions and management to cope with the changes brought by containerization in the maritime industry in the U.S. Scope of containerization; Effect on the longshore labor force; Unsettled disputes involving coastwise policies; Problems posed by...
- Contract deal averts East Coast port strike. Thomas, Larry // Furniture/Today;2/11/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p4
The article offers information regarding a tentative contract agreement between East Coast and Gulf Coast port operators, and unionized dock workers for preventing strike at the ports.
- Privatization and protest. Ogier, Thierry // Latin Trade (English);Jan1999, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the privatization of ports in Brazil. Passage of a port privatization bill in 1993; Failure of shippers to reap the benefits of operational efficiency; Anger among port workers and their unions.
- Tensions between ILA, shipping companies on the rise. SANTIAGO, JAIME // Caribbean Business;12/6/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 48, p6
The article reports on the strike initiated by the Internatinal Longshoremen's Assiciation (ILA) that affects the operation at two U.S. West Coast ports, Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.