Dockworkers From Camden Close New York Harbor Ports

September 29, 2010: The main cargo ports in New York Harbor were shut down by picketing dockworkers on Tuesday and could be idle again on Wednesday if local longshoremen decide to defy a federal judge.

A group of dockworkers from the Port of Philadelphia picketed at the gates of the container terminals in New Jersey and on Staten Island on Tuesday. They were protesting the imminent loss of union jobs on the docks in Camden, N.J., and their fellow union workers in the New York area refused to cross the picket lines.

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