Longshoreman Union Out Of Step With Membership

Longshoreman Union Out Of Step With Membership

International Longshoremen Association leaders were forced to talk their membership off the brink of a strike earlier this month that would have closed East Coast and Gulf Coast ports. It’s not often that you see a union and its membership so out of step with each...
Labor Relations INK – February 2017

Labor Relations INK – February 2017

In this issue: Union Membership Drops Yet Again Just Another Lazy Union Afternoon… Union Pension Turmoil Insight, Right-to-Work, Sticky Fingers and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. ********** Labor Relations Insight by...
Just Another Lazy Union Afternoon…

Just Another Lazy Union Afternoon…

Just another day at the docks for the International Longshoremen’s Association as they shut down a shipping terminal at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, while another Virginia ILA official was sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal prison for defrauding his...
NY Longshoremen Still Defiant About Diversity

NY Longshoremen Still Defiant About Diversity

According to the New York Times, rooting out discrimination in union hall hiring in New York Harbor is nearly as hard as rooting out corruption.  The longshoremen’s union has again defied government order last week, refusing to send a representative to a mandatory...