ILA News

ILA & ACD Join NJ Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy to Announce Running Mate Sheila Oliver

Above: ILA General Organizer John D. Baker (at right); Ingo Esders, (2nd from right) and Lisa Daggett Bess (third from left) surround Phil Murphy at AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting in Washington this week. Charles Wowkanech, New Jersey AFL-CIO President (at left) is also pictured along with Tammy Murphy. NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (July 30, 2017) …

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ILA Bringing Relief to Area of Africa That Once Lost Its Population To America’s Slave Trade

Since 2014, Kenneth Riley, President, Local 1422, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO has directed a three humanitarian effort in Liberia. Sponsored in large part by the ILA, the humanitarian effort brings aid and assistance to an area of West Africa that once produced 50 percent of the slave traffic brought in chains to America. Working with …

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Ila Local 1804-1 Member Laid To Rest At Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY – (JUNE 13, 2017) Sergeant First Class Paul D. Marns, a member of ILA Local 1804-1, was laid to rest today at a touching and beautiful ceremony at Washington’s Arlington National Cemetery. Sergeant Marns’ mother, Marguerite Bogda, an Executive with ILA Local 1804-1, received an American Flag from members of the Armed …

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Ports America to Invest $38.5 Million in Capital Improvements for Brooklyn and Manhattan Terminals

Long-Term Lease Signed Bringing Cruises To Big Apple Through 2029 Ron Misiti, President of ILA Local 824 in Manhattan and Lou Pernice, President of ILA Local 1804-1 had reason to smile this week when the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced the selection of Ports America to operate both Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise …

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