ILA News

As Hurricane Matthew Moves Up East Coast, ILA Taking Action To Protect Families and Property

Friday, October 7, 2016 – With Hurricane Matthew slamming the Georgia Coastline on Friday morning, ILA members at South Atlantic ports are taking necessary action to protect their families and property. Major ILA ports from Jacksonville north to Savannah are closed and ILA leaders await word from their respective Port Authorities about when they will …

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New Jersey Senator Lesniak Calls for Investigation of Waterfront Commission

BREAKING NEWS FROM NJTODAY.NET: New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak Calls for Federal Investigation Into Waterfront Commission Following New York Post Article Charging Top Commission Ronald Goldstock With Conflict of Interest by Staff Report Senator Raymond Lesniak today sent a letter to New Jersey Attorney General Cristopher Porrino, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and U.S. Attorney Preet …

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Port of Miami Shuts Down Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Matthew; ILA Locals Bracing For Powerful Storm

Leaders from two Miami locals, Louis Gonzales (left) Vice President from ILA Local 1422 and an International Vice President and Ellis Canty (center), President, ILA Lcoal 1416 with Dennis Daggett, Executive Vice President, ILA at an ILA function last January at the Port of Miami. The port is currently shut down until Friday in preparation …

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Halifax Port Days

The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and Atlantic Coast District participated in recent Halifax Port Days in Nova Scotia. ILA International Vice President Patrick Murphy and members of ILA Local 269, Halifax welcomed ILA and ACD officers to this ILA port city in the Canadian Maritime Provinces. Pictured from left to right (standing) are Craig Mersservey, …

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MacSween Takes Aim at Sydney Port

SYDNEY – Rankin MacSween fired the opening shots in the race for mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality as he took the Cecil Clarke administration to task over the Sydney harbour development issue. And the longtime head of the Sydney-based community building agency New Dawn Enterprises, brought along some top longshoremen union officials who …

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