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For NY Tug Captain, Job That Runs in Family Turns Deadly Off Long Island

For NY Tug Captain, Job That Runs in Family Turns Deadly Off Long Island
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/19/nyregion/tugboat-captain-who-died-near...
By COREY KILGANNON
MARCH 18, 2015

A tugboat and a barge on the East River in February. Tugboats do the pushing, pulling and guiding for work boats, freighters and other vessels. CreditAndrew Lichtenstein/Corbis

PMA Bosses Want Gov To Bring ILWU Under More Restrictive Anti-Labor Laws Like RLA- Placing port labor under the RLA “would be more harmonious, as we haven’t seen in recent years the kind of actions in the railways that we have seen in the port industries,

PMA Bosses Want Gov To Bring ILWU Under More Restrictive Anti-Labor Laws Like RLA- Placing port labor under the RLA “would be more harmonious, as we haven’t seen in recent years the kind of actions in the railways that we have seen in the port industries,”

http://www.joc.com/port-news/longshoreman-labor/international-longshore-...

Shippers seek to fix broken US labor-management system

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“New” ILWU/PMA Arbitration system is being kept secret by the ILWU. WHY?

“New” ILWU/PMA Arbitration system is being kept secret by the ILWU. WHY?
http://longshore-labor-relations.com/?p=1357
03/05/15 / Jim Tessier / / Default
It is no secret that the ILWU, specifically Big Bob, wanted to get rid of Arbitrator David Miller.

What is secret is why Big Bob wanted to get rid of the Unions choice, ILWU Local 63 member David Miller, who has been the Southern California Area Arbitrator since 2002.

IT’S TIME TO STAND UP! ASK QUESTIONS AND DEMAND ANSWERS!

IT’S TIME TO STAND UP! ASK QUESTIONS AND DEMAND ANSWERS!

After 10 months of longshore contract negotiations and reaching a 5-year tentative agreement (TA) the ILWU membership is still being kept in the dark. Some members have resorted to reading the shipowners’ Journal of Commerce (which now claims to have a copy of the TA) to get information. Other members have even gone to the PMA bosses’ website. Members can go to the Caucus March 30 at the Holiday Inn; 1500 Van Ness at Pine St. in SF. Find out what’s happening. That’s your right!

Bosses Journal Of Commerce Receives Copy of ILWU Coast Wide Concession Contract Before Rank And File

Bosses Journal Of Commerce Receives Copy of ILWU Coast Wide Concession Contract Before Rank And File
ILWU Tops Keep Contract From Membership In Order To Push Concessions

http://www.joc.com/port-news/longshoreman-labor/international-longshore-...

Tentative West Coast contract offers union perks, new way to settle disputes

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