ILA News

International and Atlantic Coast District To Hold Quadrennial Conventions in July 2019 in Hollywood, Florida

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (April 19, 2019) The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO will hold its 55th Quadrennial Convention from July 22-25, 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, according to an announcement by International President Harold J. Daggett. Mr. Daggett, who will serve as Convention Chairman for the ILA’s conclave, has announced that he …

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ILA President Harold Daggett Brings U.S. Longshore Delegation To International Dockers’ Council Conference In Barcelona, Spain to Meet With European Dockers and Study Future Challenges Facing Longshoremen Including Threat of Automation

BARCELONA, SPAIN – (February 22, 2019) International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold J. Daggett brought a small delegation from his union to Barcelona, Spain this week to participate in an International Dockers’ Council (IDC) Conference where they were joined by Dockworker Leaders from Sweden, France and Spain, all who reaffirmed solidarity with each other and examined …

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After New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Praises ILA President Harold J. Daggett In Video, A Thousand Cheer His Remarks At Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Dinner In New York

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy called ILA President Harold J. Daggett “one of his partners in growing the New Jersey economy,” in a video tribute that was shown to a thousand labor leaders, shipping and maritime executives, port authority and political leaders in attendance at the 102nd New York-New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers …

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ILWU Los Angeles Protest Against Expansion of Automated Terminals Reinforces Strength of ILA Master Contract That Protects Members Against Automation For Six Years

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (January 25, 2019) Any doubts about ILA President Harold J. Daggett’s strong opposition to fully-automated terminals and the value of the ILA’s new Six-Year Master Contract extension signed last summer, were erased when news of a major protest on Thursday by longshore workers belonging to Local 13, International Longshore and Warehouse …

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