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ILA District Council Honors Two Locals Celebrating Over 100 Years Of Affiliation

Two ILA Locals, whose charters date back more than a century, were honored on Tuesday evening by the New York-New Jersey District Council, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO. District Council President Charles Ward presented plaques to officers from Manhattan ILA Local 824 and Staten Island Local 920. The plaques featured each local’s charter 20 dates: ILA …

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ILA President Seeks Emergency Meetings with Congress; ILA Leader Urges Not To Engage In Any Job Action

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (Monday, February 27, 2017) Harold Daggett, President of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO announced today that the ILA will seek immediate emergency meetings with Members of Congress to address the growing concerns of ILA longshore workers that their livelihoods are being threatened by increased government interference. ILA members announced last week …

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ILA’s Executive VP Addresses Tens of Thousands of Protesting Spanish Dockworkers in Algeciras, Spain

ILA’s Vice Presidents Ken Riley and Virgil Maldonado Join In Rally Protesting Government Interference Tens of thousands of Spanish Dock Workers rallying today at the Port of Algeciras, Spain loudly cheered International Longshoremen’s Association Executive Vice President Dennis Daggett who pledged the ILA’s full support for the Spanish longshore workers in their battle against the …

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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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