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ACD, ILA, AFL-CIO to Hold 35th Quadrennial Convention July 14-16, 2015 in Puerto Rico

Atlantic Coast District, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO To Hold Its 35th Quadrennial Convention July 14-16, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (June 30, 2015) The Atlantic Coast District (ACD), International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO will be holding its 35th Quadrennial Convention at the Caribe Hilton Hotel, 1 San Geronimo Street, San Juan, …

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Teddy Gleason Scholarship Winners Selected for 2015; Eight Students Will Receive $48,000 in Educational Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 24, 2015 NEW YORK — The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and New York Shipping Association, Inc. yesterday announced the eight winners of the 2015 Teddy Gleason Scholarships.  The two trustees of the Scholarship Program, General Vice President, Stephen Knott filling in for ILA President, Harold Daggett and NYSA, Executive Vice …

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ILA Member’s Son and Aunt Among Nine Victims of Church Shooting; ILA Leaders Respond

ILA Member’s Son and Aunt Among Nine Victims of Charleston, South Carolina Church Shooting; ILA Leaders Respond To Senseless Tragedy NORTH BERGEN, NJ – Harold J. Daggett, International President; Clyde Fitzgerald, President, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District and Dennis A. Daggett, President, Atlantic Coast District, International Longshoremen’s Association issued the following statement on the …

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PORTS Bill is an Overreach, Would Undermine Collective Bargaining Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2015 CONTACT: Jonna Huseman jonnah@ttd.org 202-679-0187 Washington, DC—Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the introduction of the Protecting Orderly and Responsible Transit of Shipments (PORTS) Act: “Senator Cory Gardner’s PORTS bill is a blatant overreach by corporate interests whose sole objective is …

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ILA Has Close Connections to Walter Scott, Man Murdered In South Carolina By Policeman

Victim’s brother Rodney Scott is Member of Charleston ILA Local 1422 North Bergen, NJ – (April 9, 2015) The nation was shocked and deeply saddened by the video showing the killing of an unarmed African American male, Walter Scott, by a white North Charleston, SC police officer Michael T. Slager. The victim’s brother – Rodney …

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