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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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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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