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ILA President Harold J. Daggett Message To Members as Nation Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday

NORTH BERGEN, NJ –(January 18, 2021) As our nation honors Dr. (Rev.) Martin Luther King’s birthday on Monday, January 18, 2021, we know his dream of equality and justice for all of God’s children on earth is needed now more than ever. Dr. King was truly a man of peace and the violence that befell …

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Sign-On Letter to NJ and NY Governors: Put Port Workers Toward the Front of the Vaccine Line

  The Waterfront Alliance, its board of directors, and the undersigned call on our region’s leadership and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to prioritize port and maritime workers for priority vaccination.   A Sign-On letter has been created to request that the Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State, and the Honorable …

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ILA’s Popular Lewis Brown Passes Away; Local 1804-1 Member and Close Friend To International President Harold Daggett

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (January 12, 2021) – The International Longshoremen’s Association lost one of its best today – Lewis Brown. A powerful figure with a gentle heart. A generous man with an engaging personality. A proud longshoreman and ILA member. Lew Brown was “Everyman” but he did extraordinary things in his life. He was the …

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