ILA News

ILA President Harold Daggett Says Union Will Protect Local Agreements and Oppose Fully-Automated Terminals

By Harold J. Daggett President, ILA NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (Jan. 5, 2017) Your officers of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO are preparing for our upcoming informal talks with management leaders beginning February 13th, and we set our sights on 2017 and beyond. Our current six-year Master Contract will run until September 30, 2018 – …

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Sam DuPree, former ACD Vice President and President of Newark ILA Local 1233, Passes Away At Age 81

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (Dec. 22, 2016) Sam DuPree, a popular ILA figure from the Port of New York and New Jersey, who joined the longshore union in 1959 working as a holdman and forklift operator and rose up to become President of one of the largest ILA Locals and serve as Executive Board member …

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Judge Pisano Appointed ILA Ethical Practices Officer

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (November 28, 2016) – The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO announced that former United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, has been appointed the union’s Ethical Practices Officer, replacing Judge Milton Mollen who had held the post since 2004. Judge Pisano recently returned to private …

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ILA President Harold J. Daggett Calls For Informal Discussions With Management Representatives

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (Nov. 29, 2016) – The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO has scheduled “informal meetings on collective bargaining issues” during the week of February 13th, 2017 and has invited its locals at ports from Maine to Texas to participate. ILA President Harold J. Daggett sent a letter in mid-November to all ILA Local Unions …

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