Time for Waterfront Commission to Stand Down

December 4, 2013

Often we see labor and management on different sides of workplace issues, especially when it comes to the implementation of a new collective bargaining agreement. It was thus somewhat unusual to see the Longshoremen (ILA) union and its employer representative—the New York Shipping Association (NYSA)—come together to sue the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor over the commission’s heavy-handed tactics designed to derail a hiring plan worked out by labor and management.

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