(October 25, 2019) International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO continuing its organizing drive at Rukert Terminals Baltimore. Rukert handles metals, ores, fertilizers, alloys and other dry bulk and break-bulk cargoes. According to its web site, Rukert “services include stevedoring, warehousing and transfer to and from vessel, rail or truck.”
Jim Paylor, International Assistant General Organizer, is leading the effort to organize Rukert workers at its Baltimore Terminal.
Pictured are (left to right) Scott Cowan, International Vice President, ILA, Port of Baltimore; Richard Krueger, Jr., Atlantic Coast District Vice President, Port of Baltimore; and Brian Witiw, Atlantic Coast District Vice President, Port of Philadelphia and Wilmington.