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Tony Perlstein in his car at Global Docks as he waits to go on shift. He often ends up sleeping in his car. He is one of the dockers that stood for election on an anti-corruption ticket and was elected in 2007. The docks of New York and New Jersey have for generations been synonymous with organised crime, with the Genovese family in control of the New Jersey waterfront and the Gambinos in control of the New York side.