ILA, Charged With Racketeering, Attempts to Strong-Arm Shipping Terminal Operator

On February 25, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

American Stevedoring alleges International Longshoreman’s Union officials have put the company out of business because of their connection to organized crime schemes.  Steve Strunksy has the story in the Ledger-Times. A former shipping terminal operator in Newark and Brooklyn is suing the International Logshoremen’s Association for $160 million, charging that leaders of the 65,000-member dockworkers’ […]

On the Waterfront II

On December 26, 2012, in News Releases, by CLJ

Could this Port Strike Be Big Labor’s Last Hurrah?  With union membership at an all-time low, and the economy anemic at best, could the Portland strike break Big Labor’s grip on business forever?  The chance the President will intervene when the nation’s ports are closed down is nil.  With an 85% chance union bosses will […]

NILRR News Clips – April 20, 2012

On April 20, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Mark Mix: Union muscling in to O.C. hospital Orange County Register, April 12, 2012 Unknown figures entering your workplace through the back door without identification. Harassing late night phone calls. Strangers blocking your driveway and studying your exact movements. These are not just the tactics of common criminals and thugs; they are also the tactics […]