Longshoremen remain on strike in NJ

NEWARK - (AP) - Longshoremen remain on strike at ports inNew Jersey and New York despite a judge ordering them back to work.

New York Shipping Association spokeswoman Beverly Fedorko saysthe work stoppage entered its second day Wednesday.

Twelve ships waited to be unloaded in New York and New Jersey onTuesday. Fedorko says passenger ship terminals on New York's westside were not affected.

The association says the action by International Longshoremen'sAssociation members is related to a protest over the move of somework done by ILA workers in Camden to a non-ILA facility inGloucester.

Florida-based Del Monte Fresh Produce said it decided to moveoperations because it needed more space.

Longshoremen said the company was trying to undercut the union.International Longshoremen Association members in Philadelphia onLabor Day tossed pineapples into the Delaware River in protest.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 asked residents what they thought about 1 Westchester Talks Trump: First 100 days
News 12 asked viewers what they thought about 2 Hudson Valley Talks Trump: First 100 days
Saturday marks Donald Trump's 100th day in office. 3 Long Island Talks Trump: Rating Trump's first 100 days
6 of the 7 Hempstead IDA board members 4 6 Hempstead IDA board members resign after tax breaks
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE