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.

Click here to read more at The New York Times.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Matt Taibi Joins O'Brien-Zuckerman Slate

Matt Taibi, longtime TDU member and Principal Officer of Rhode Island Local 251, announced today that he will run on the O’Brien–Zuckerman Teamsters United slate in 2021.

Western Pennsylvania Supplement Out for Second Vote

Fifty seven percent of Western PA UPSers Voted No on the first proposed agreement, with 52% turnout. Now members are preparing to vote for the second time.

View More News Posts