ILA News

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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