ILA News

Fund Established to Aid Family of Cody Carter, Father of Nine and ILA Local 28 Member Who Was Killed Last Week In Tragic Accident While Working As a Longshoreman

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (August 21, 2018) Jack Pennington, the president of ILA Local 28 in Houston, Texas lost his nephew, Cody Carter is a tragic accident on the docks. Brother Cody Carter was also a member of ILA Local 28 and leaves behind his wife, Melissa Carter and nine children. President Pennington has established a …

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ILA Locals Throughout Canada Launch ILA Canadian Joint Council and Hold Inaugural Meetings in St. John’s, Newfoundland With ILA and ACD Executive Officers

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND, (CANADA) – (August 8, 2018) Canadian ILA members join with International and Atlantic Coast District officers at the inaugural meeting of the ILA’s Canadian Joint Council, representing all ILA Locals in Canada. ILA’s General Organizer John D. Baker (third from left) and ILA’s Assistant General Organizer James Paylor (sixth from left) represented …

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International Vice President Charles Montgomery From Port of Houston Says U.S. Tariffs on Steel Failed in 2002 and Will Again in 2018 Cripple American Economy and Cost ILA Jobs

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (August 1, 2018)  International Vice President Charles Montgomery from the Port of Houston knows first-hand that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are destined to fail, will disrupted U.S. commerce and cost ILA members their jobs. History is not on President Trump’s side when it comes to tariffs. …

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ILA Man-Hours Threatened as Trade Wars Over Tariffs Takes Effect

At the recent ILA’s South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District Convention in Florida, delegates heard from John D. Foster, Chairman of the American Institute for International Steel who warned ILA members that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign imports could have grave consequences on ILA man-hours at many ports. Trump’s short sighted and lame attempt …

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