Posts tagged Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor

    On the waterfront: the political fight over organised crime at the Port of New York

    June 7, 2022 // Please use the sharing tools found via the share button at the top or side of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. More information can be found at One of the watchdog’s first salvos was to publicise the many instances of longshoremen earning more than $400,000 a year for what it said was little or no work. Thanks to an antiquated union contract, some lucky dock workers were, miraculously, paid for 27 hours of work a day. Some beneficiaries were the kin of men like Vincent “the Chin” Gigante, the late head of the Genovese crime family. In 2012, Gigante had nine well-paid relatives employed at the port. Malcolm Johnson, loan sharks, Alfred Driscoll, Ronald Goldstock, Harold Daggett,

    About the waterfront: Gov. Hochul must fight New Jersey’s attempt to dismantle a corruption-fighting agency

    February 14, 2022 // Gov. Hochul showed necessary mettle in saying no to New Jersey’s illegal and unconstitutional attempt to quit the bistate Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, which battles mobsters and the mob-influenced International Longshoremen’s Association for control of the docks on both sides of the Hudson. She must now stay firm as Jersey tries to press ahead with its dirty work.