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  • Top dockworker union leaves AFL-CIO maritime group

    Citing job poaching by rival unions, the International Longshoremen's Association had disaffiliated with an AFL-CIO maritime coalition, opting instead to form its own group.
  • Union woes muddle prospects for job seekers at Baltimore port

    Alisha Rhodes dreams of providing a stable middle-class life for her family, and sees landing a job on Baltimore's shipping piers as her best option for getting there. "I have three kids that I need to support with a better job," said the 26-year-old...

    Baltimore port announces record month for container shipments

    Baltimore port announces record month for container shipments
    The port of Baltimore handled a record number of cargo containers in October. Dockworkers unloaded 46,827 containers in October, the most recent number available, breaking the record of 44,095 set in July 2013, the Maryland Port Administration said...

    William I. Connolly, claims manager

    William I. Connolly, a retired longshoremen's medical claims manager, died of pneumonia Dec. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Overlea resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Hamilton Avenue, he was the son of Joseph M. Connolly, a Baltimore Gas...

    Baltimore dockworkers union to be put in trusteeship amid troubles

    Baltimore dockworkers union to be put in trusteeship amid troubles
    National labor officials have wrested control of the largest dockworkers union in Baltimore after a year of infighting and accusations that local officers mishandled the union's finances and stacked membership rolls in their favor. The local union...