Longshoremen Ratify 6-Year Contract at East and Gulf Coast Ports

April 10, 2013

Workers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports have ratified a new six-year contract, the International Longshoremen’s Association said.  The new Master Contract between the ILA and the U.S. Maritime Alliance covers about 14,500 workers at 15 East and Gulf Coast ports, ILA said in a statement posted on its website late Tuesday.