FILE- In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photograph, a straddle carrier loads a container onto a truck at the Port Newark Container Terminal in Newark, N.J. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, more than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at ports in New York and New Jersey, putting ship unloading at a standstill. The walkoff began at about 11 a.m. Friday. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the action. No ships were being unloaded and no trucks were being allowed to enter the port. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez,file)
FILE- In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photograph, a straddle carrier loads a container onto a truck at the Port Newark Container Terminal in Newark, N.J. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, more than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at ports in New York and New Jersey, putting ship unloading at a standstill. The walkoff began at about 11 a.m. Friday. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the action. No ships were being unloaded and no trucks were being allowed to enter the port. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez,file) Julio Cortez AP
FILE- In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photograph, a straddle carrier loads a container onto a truck at the Port Newark Container Terminal in Newark, N.J. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, more than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at ports in New York and New Jersey, putting ship unloading at a standstill. The walkoff began at about 11 a.m. Friday. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the action. No ships were being unloaded and no trucks were being allowed to enter the port. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez,file) Julio Cortez AP

Longshoremen walk off job at ports in New York, New Jersey

January 29, 2016 06:09 PM