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Overwhelming Approval in ILA Master Contract Ratification Vote

88% Said “Yes” and Every ILA Local Approved ILA Six-Year Agreem NORTH BERGEN, NJ – Final votes are still being counted and verified, but it appears that the six-year Master Contract, negotiated by United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and ratified yesterday by ILA members at ports on the Atlantic and …

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ILA Members Overwhelming Ratify New Six-Year Master Contract

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – A new six-year Master Contract, covering some 14,500 waterfront workers belonging to the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO (ILA) was overwhelming approved by ILA members today in a ratification vote conducted at ports on the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The ILA negotiated this new Master Contract with United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), …

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