What We Do

Service Hub

Service Hub

WGMA administers payroll services or labor. We coordinate and process grievances, training, and other labor related activities.

Communication

Communication

We communicate and coordinate industry issues with various governmental entities in a unified voice.

Informational

Informational

Our Daily Industry Update Report provides information on news, events, and forums impacting navigational, environmental, and safety concerns in the maritime industry.

Community

Community

We conduct member meetings to give members an opportunity to network and hear the latest activities, news, and developments impacting businesses in the maritime industry.

Payroll

  • Consolidated Multi-Employer Payroll
  • Electronic Timesheets
  • Check Printing
  • Direct Deposit
  • Pay Card
  • Online Reporting including Custom Reporting Available
  • New Hire Reporting to state agencies
  • Electronic I9s/e-Verify
  • Automated Dispatch
  • Garnishment Payment Services
  • State Unemployment Services
  • Employment Verifications
  • Streamline reporting information to pension and welfare offices
  • Container Royalty Administration
  • Payroll Delivery Available Outside of Houston Metro
  • Payroll Tax Reports
  • Quarterly/Year End State and Federal Tax Reporting
  • W2 Processing and Distribution
  • Employee Self Service (direct deposit only)
  • Telephone and Email Support
  • ILA Mobile App Integrated
  • ¬†Negotiations/Administration
  • Joint Selection
  • Drug Testing
  • Training
  • Redress Services
  • Improving Technologies
  • Grievance
  • Joint Productivity Review Committee (JPRC)
  • Title VII & Employment Facilitator Investigations
  • EEOC Complaints

Labor Relations

Labor Relations

  • ¬†Negotiations/Administration
  • Joint Selection
  • Drug Testing
  • Training
  • Redress Services
  • Improving Technologies
  • Grievance
  • Joint Productivity Review Committee (JPRC)
  • Title VII & Employment Facilitator Investigations
  • EEOC Complaints

Maritime Affairs

  • Information Exchange
  • Member Relations
  • Advocacy
  • Provide daily news and information to members
  • Breaking maritime news update and reports including port closures and catastrophic events effecting the region
  • Customized port weather reports sent directly to members
  • Representation of members on port coordination teams and other important industry related activities

Our Members

Our Leaders

Shareen Larmond
Shareen LarmondPresident
Chelsea Wauson
Chelsea WausonSr. Vice President, Labor Relations
Bill Wood
Bill WoodVice President, Accounting & Administration
Robert Hawn
Robert HawnVice President, Maritime Affairs
Nick Jumonville
Nick JumonvilleVice President, Labor Relations- New Orleans