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New York Maritime Union Votes In Favor Of Joining Larger, International Organization

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island-based maritime union, Local 333, has voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots. Local 333 of the United Marine Division represents 1,300 New York Harbor mariners, including tugboat captains and crews, Staten Island Ferry workers, Circle Line and other tourist boat crews. …

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ACD and Local 1804-1’s John Daggett Named Top Labor Leader By Irish Echo Newspaper

Mairead Tully of the Irish Echo Newspaper presents John Daggett, Atlantic Coast District Vice President and an officer with ILA Local 1804-1 with the Labor Heritage Award as part of the Irish Labor Top 50 Ceremonies held Friday evening, November 7th, 2014 at the Edison Hotel Ballroom in Manhattan. “The ILA has a long history …

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ILA salutes Stephen Cotton of ITF at 2014 AOTOS Award Dinner

Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation was awarded the 2014 Admiral of the Ocean Sea trophy at a dinner in Manhattan. Brother Cotton and the ITF were instrumental in recruiting worldwide labor support for the International Longshoremen’s Association during our negotiations more than two years ago. Along with similar support from …

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Overwhelming Approval in ILA Master Contract Ratification Vote

88% Said “Yes” and Every ILA Local Approved ILA Six-Year Agreem NORTH BERGEN, NJ – Final votes are still being counted and verified, but it appears that the six-year Master Contract, negotiated by United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and ratified yesterday by ILA members at ports on the Atlantic and …

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