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ILA Leaders Urge Members To Return To Work at Port of New York and New Jersey

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (January, 29, 2016) The leadership of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO urges all ILA members in the Port of New York and New Jersey to accept orders and return to work immediately. “We have heard your voices, we have heard your concerns, and we have taken action on your behalf,” ILA …

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ILA, AFL-CIO Pledges Full Support To Get Clean, Drinkable Water To Flint, Michigan

International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO Pledges Full Support To Get Clean, Drinkable Water To Flint, Michigan; Will Enlist Help From Atlantic Coast District; South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District To Aid Midwest City in Crisis NORTH BERGEN, NJ (Jan. 21, 2016)– Harold J. Daggett, President of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO, today pledged to get clean, …

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ILA President Harold J. Daggett Praises Removal of “Cadillac Tax” From Budget Bill

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (Dec. 23, 2015) – Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO received an early Christmas present last week when the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act, passed by Congress, postpones for two years the implementation of the American Care Act’s so called “Cadillac Tax.” ILA members covered under MILA might have seen …

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ILA Local 824 Foreman Franco Leoncini Heroically Saves Fellow ILA Member Mark McQuaid After Fall Into Hudson River

An accident involving an ILA Local 824 member who was tossed into the turbulent Hudson River while tying up the passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, this past Sunday could have turned deadly, but instead had a happy ending thanks to a heroic rescue and lifesaving effort by a fellow ILA member. Mark McQuaid, 37-years-old and a …

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