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ILA Expands Fund Raising Efforts For Members Affected By Hurricane Irma and Harvey

Download the PDF version of Harold Daggett’s letter and the ILA Disaster Relief Fund Donation Form here NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (September 15, 2017) ILA President Harold Daggett has expanded the union’s fund raising effort created in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to now include ILA port areas in Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia and South …

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ILA President Harold J. Daggett Statement: Labor Day 2017

As America celebrates Labor Day 2017, the officers and members of my union, the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO, extend fraternal greetings to working families across our great nation. The ILA is proud of its successful history championing the rights of its membership who perform critically important labor for the good of America’s commerce. The ILA …

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ILA, AFL-CIO Launches Fundraising Drive To Aide TX ILA Members Recover From Hurricane Harvey

Read the PDF version of Harold Daggett’s letter here NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (August 29, 2017) Harold J. Daggett, President, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO today announced the creation of the ILA Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and is appealing to his 65,000 members to contribute funds to aide ILA members in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. …

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ILA in TX Reports On Devastating Flooding in Houston; President Daggett Says ILA To Launch Relief Effort

Hurricane Harvey continues to pound Houston with rain causing catastrophic flooding. The ILA’s Port of Houston is impacted by this horrible storm that is expected to continue for days. ILA President Harold Daggett has been in close contact with Alan Robb, President, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District and his other top officers and ILA …

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NJ Gov. Christie Signs Bill to Allow NY-NJ Governors to Veto Actions by Waterfront Commission

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey has a message to the Waterfront Commission: You stink at what you do and you need to get your act together. In a letter to the Commission’s Executive Director Walter Arsenault, Gov. Christie announced that he signed into law a bill that “provides the Governors of New York and …

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