ILA News

Sam DuPree, former ACD Vice President and President of Newark ILA Local 1233, Passes Away At Age 81

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (Dec. 22, 2016) Sam DuPree, a popular ILA figure from the Port of New York and New Jersey, who joined the longshore union in 1959 working as a holdman and forklift operator and rose up to become President of one of the largest ILA Locals and serve as Executive Board member …

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Judge Pisano Appointed ILA Ethical Practices Officer

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (November 28, 2016) – The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO announced that former United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, has been appointed the union’s Ethical Practices Officer, replacing Judge Milton Mollen who had held the post since 2004. Judge Pisano recently returned to private …

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ILA President Harold J. Daggett Calls For Informal Discussions With Management Representatives

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (Nov. 29, 2016) – The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO has scheduled “informal meetings on collective bargaining issues” during the week of February 13th, 2017 and has invited its locals at ports from Maine to Texas to participate. ILA President Harold J. Daggett sent a letter in mid-November to all ILA Local Unions …

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The ILA Delivers Much Needed Assistance To The Dockworkers OF Freeport Grand Bahamas After Hurricane Matthew

ILA Vice President Ken Riley Spearheads Humanitarian Relief Effort With Aide From ILWU Within two days after the deadly and destructive hurricane, Hurricane Matthew, roared across Freeport Grand Bahamas, the ILA was reaching out in solidarity to our dockworkers to assess the damage and to determine what kind of assistance was needed. It was shocking …

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