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.

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