ILA News

ILA’s Josh Hertzberg Is Sworn In As Mayor of Sparta, New Jersey

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (January 24, 2018) Josh Hertzberg, Director of Business Operations for the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and a member of ILA Local 1804-1, now wears an additional hat: Mayor of Sparta, New Jersey. Earlier this month, Hertzberg was unanimously voted in by members of the Sparta Township Council to serve as Mayor …

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Signs Bill To Eliminate Waterfront Commission

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (Monday, January 15, 2018) – Governor Chris Christie today signed legislation that, in New Jersey, abolishes the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. Members of the New Jersey Senate and Assembly are lobbying their New York counterparts to do the same. Gov. Christie signed the near unanimous measure on his final day …

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New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy Appoints Dennis Daggett To Transition Team

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (November 20, 2017) New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named Dennis A. Daggett, Executive Vice President, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO to serve on his Transition 2018 Committee to help the new Administration develop policy analysis and recommendations. Daggett, who also is president of ILA Local 1804-1, was appointed to Governor-Elect Murphy’s …

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ILA Civil Rights Committee To Honor Four Leaders At Annual Dinner This Saturday; In Elizabeth, New Jersey

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – October 31, 2017 The annual ILA Civil Rights Awards Dinner will be held this Saturday evening, November 4, 2017 at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel in Elizabeth, New Jersey where three ILA leaders – Wilbert Rowell, Bernard Dudley and Mary Ann Gillespie – will be honored along with Anthony Ray of …

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Phil Murphy Tells NJ ILA Members: “I’ll Be A Governor Who Works For You”

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 30, 2017) President Harold Daggett told hundreds of ILA Members at a meeting and rally in support of New Jersey Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy that they get their family and friends out on Election Day and “vote for Phil Murphy.” “I’m calling you Governor Murphy already because you are going …

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