ILA News

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Praises ILA At Maher Terminals Ceremony

Governor Christie Announces Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” Ahead of Schedule and Cites Contribution of ILA as Vital to Success of Project Span’s Height Will Accommodate World’s Largest Container Vessels by June 30 PORT NEWARK – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was surrounded by scores of ILA members today at Maher Terminals to praise the …

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ILA VP Maldonado & ACD VP Suarez Join Senator Menendez in Urging President Trump To Support Port Upgrades

From left to right: Richard Suarez, President, ILA Local 1235 and Atlantic Coast District Vice President; Raymond Colli, Shop Steward, ILA Local 1588; Sen. Bob Menendez and Virgil Maldonado, President, ILA Local 1588 and International Vice President. BAYONNE, NJ – (March 31, 2017) Virgil Maldonado, President, ILA Local 1588 and an International Vice President, and …

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ILA Building National and World-Wide Solidarity As It Prepares For Negotiations

ILA Executive Vice President Addresses over 10,000 Spanish Dockworkers as Jordi Aragunde (left), General Coordinator, International Dockers’ Council and Kenneth Riley, ILA Vice President and East Coast U.S. Zone Coordinator, IDC look on. NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (March 24, 2017) In mid-February 2017, the leaders of ILA Locals from Maine to Texas gathered in Delray …

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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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