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Harold Daggett From the 2018 ILA Civil, Human, and Women’s Rights Dinner

My Sister and Brother members of the International Longshoremen’s Association; our ILA Civil Rights Chairman Jerry Owens; members of the Civil Rights committee; ladies and gentlemen; I am honored to welcome you to our Sixth Annual ILA Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Committee Awards Dinner. To those ILA members present here this evening and the …

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ILA President Harold Daggett Announces Union’s Endorsement of Gubernatorial Candidates Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Andrew Gillum of Florida

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (October 29, 2018) – Harold J. Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO used the occasion of the ILA’s Sixth Annual Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Awards Dinner held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Savannah, Georgia to announce his union’s endorsement of Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum, both Democratic candidates …

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ILA To Boycott ITF Congress In Singapore After It Learns World-Wide Labor Organization Agrees To Enter Pact That Endorses Port Automation

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 8, 2018) The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO is boycotting the 44th Congress of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which is scheduled to begin this Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Singapore. Harold J. Daggett, International ILA President said his union will not send delegates to the ITF Congress to condemn the ITF …

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ILA and USMX Officially Sign Six-Year Contract Agreement That Brings Labor Peace To Industry Until September 30, 2024

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (September 26, 2018) The two leaders of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd., officially signed the six-year ILA-USMX Master Contract extension, with ILA President Harold J. Daggett calling the agreement the “greatest contract in the history of the ILA.” Surrounded by ILA officers and USMX board …

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Harold Daggett and ILA in support of Portuguese Dockers

September 20, 2018 To Our Sister and Brother Portuguese Dockworkers: The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO stands with our Sister and Brother Portuguese Dockworkers and in full solidarity with them as they stage a 24-hour strike today, September 20, 2018, and throughout this month at ports including Leixões and Lisbon. The tens of thousands of ILA …

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