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Andrew Lee Laws

Legendary ILA Leader Andrew Lee Laws Passes away at 93, Compiling Historic 70-Plus Year Career With International Longshoremen’s Association

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 7, 2020) Andrew Lee Laws, Sr. , who started his career as a longshoreman and member of the International Longshoremen’s Association in 1949, when Harry S. Truman was our U.S. President and Joseph Ryan led the ILA, and who would accumulate an amazing 70-plus years on the Texas waterfront, passed …

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ILA Takes a Moment to Honor Labor Day

On this Labor Day, we take a moment to salute all of our ILA brothers and sisters, working day and night to keep this country moving. We also want to recognize and remember those who have sacrificed so much to build this union into the greatest in the world. God Bless the ILA!

ILA History 1983: President Ronald Reagan’s Remarks at the Quadrennial Convention of the International Longshoremen’s Association in Hollywood, Florida

July 18, 1983 Members of the Cabinet, Senator Hawkins, Members of the House of Representatives who are here, the distinguished people here on the podium, and you ladies and gentlemen: I want you to know that I thank you for that very warm welcome. If I’d gotten this good a reception in that other Hollywood, …

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ILA and ILWU Make History at ILA Convention

ILA President Harold Daggett and ILWU President Willie Adams Announce Solidarity PactILWU President Willie Adams and ILA President Harold Daggett Join Forces at ILA’s 55th Quadrennial Convention in Hollywood, Florida. Two Longshore Unions Pledge Full Solidarity. ILWU makes presentations to ILA President and Convention Delegates. View video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/PnMwLuBan8k