Where can you get paid $466K a year to wash trucks? Special deals, union clout at N.J. port | NJ.com
ON THE WATERFRONT, there’s a longshoreman on the books who washes trucks.
He gets paid $465,981 a year.
To wash trucks.
an arbitrator concluded it was not unusual in the industry for employees to be paid “without being expected to work all the hours for which they are being paid.”
The Port of New York Harbor is the busiest on the East Coast and the third largest in the nation.
...The top 100 dockworkers alone at the marine terminals on both sides of the river each get more than $300,000 a year, according to salary data obtained through public records requests by NJ Advance Media.
One makes $516,996, based on an hourly rate that pays him 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a formula of straight time, overtime, double-time, as well as weekend and holiday pay. Another, who works as a timekeeper, is paid every hour that any union member is working.
He received $513,382 last year..."