ILA News

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 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 the …

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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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Hillary Clinton Makes Appearance at ILA Local 1422 in Charleston

On Saturday, October 31, 2015, Hillary Clinton made an appearance at the union hall of ILA Local 1422 in Charleston, SC. Ken Riley, the president of ILA Local 1422, forwarded photos from the campaign stop. Please click here to read Harold Daggett’s full endorsement letter to Secretary Clinton. Hillary Clinton with Ken Riley, President of …

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