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The ILA Delivers Much Needed Assistance To The Dockworkers OF Freeport Grand Bahamas After Hurricane Matthew

ILA Vice President Ken Riley Spearheads Humanitarian Relief Effort With Aide From ILWU Within two days after the deadly and destructive hurricane, Hurricane Matthew, roared across Freeport Grand Bahamas, the ILA was reaching out in solidarity to our dockworkers to assess the damage and to determine what kind of assistance was needed. It was shocking …

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Steve Knott, ILA Secretary-Treasurer, One of Three To Be Honored This Saturday, October 29th

Steve Knott, ILA Secretary-Treasurer, will be honored this Saturday, October 29th alongside Laurel Brennan and Sherryl Gordon-Hall. They will be honored by the ILA’s Alexander Talmadge – Edward L. Brown Sr. Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Committee. NORTH BERGEN, NJ – Steven Knott, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and a prominent ILA leader …

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ILA’s Solidarity With A. Philip Randolph Institute Remains Strong; ILA Contingent Energized For Election Day

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 12, 2016) From New Jersey to Florida, you can find numerous chapters of A. Philip Randolph Institute many of which are led by a member of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO. A. Philip Randolph describes its founder and mission as follows: The words and deeds of A. Philip Randolph show …

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ILA’s Benny Holland Inducted Into Texas Labor-Management Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Benny Holland, Jr., ILA’s Executive Vice President Emeritus, who was recently inducted into the Texas Labor Management Hall of Fame. Benny’s contributions to the ILA are legendary and he continues to lead the ILA’s MILA program. This award from the Texas Labor-Management Conference was especially significant for Benny Holland, whose longshore and labor …

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ILA Mourns The Passing of Dr. Thomas Mackell, MLA Executive Director and Special Advisor To ILA President

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 10, 2016) It is with great sadness that the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO reports the passing of Dr. Thomas Mackell, Special Advisor to ILA President Harold J. Daggett and the Executive Director of the Maritime Labor Alliance. Dr. Mackell passed away early this morning, on Monday, October 10, 2016. “It …

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