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International Longshoremen's Association

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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.
  • Ex-union official sentenced in dockworker extortion scheme

    A former longshoremen's union official is headed to prison for his role in a plot to extort money from workers at the ports of Newark and Elizabeth. State authorities say 64-year-old Nunzio LaGrasso, of Florham Park, received a six-year sentence Friday....

    Reputed mob associate sentenced in port extortion plot

    A reputed Genovese mob family associate has been sentenced to prison for his role in a conspiracy to extort members of the longshoremen's union on the New Jersey waterfront. Federal prosecutors said 64-year-old Nunzio LaGrosso, of Florham Park,...

    Baltimore's crane drain

    Baltimore's crane drain
    Hats off to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other top city officials for not blowing their tops when word came down last week that language included in the Senate's version of the state budget package would give a $2 million tax break to Ports...

    ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'

    ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'
    Local dockworkers' approval of a long-disputed labor contract in Baltimore sends a message to shippers that the city's port is "open for business," according to a union official. "Your voices have been heard," wrote Wilbert Rowell, the International...