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Legendary ILA Leader Andrew Lee Laws Passes away at 93, Compiling Historic 70-Plus Year Career With International Longshoremen’s Association

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (October 7, 2020) Andrew Lee Laws, Sr. , who started his career as a longshoreman and member of the International Longshoremen’s Association in 1949, when Harry S. Truman was our U.S. President and Joseph Ryan led the ILA, and who would accumulate an amazing 70-plus years on the Texas waterfront, passed …

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Thousands of ILA Members Benefit From Amendment To ILA-USMX Master Contract To Protect Their Health Care Coverage

NORTH BERGEN, NJ. (October 2, 2020) Thousands of ILA members benefit from the amendment to the ILA-USMX Master Contract announced yesterday that will protect MILA coverage for eligible longshore workers for the current contract years that began yesterday. Harold J. Daggett, International President of the ILA told members in a letter sent out yesterday that in …

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ILA and USMX Revise Eligibility Requirements for MILA Coverage In Response To Loss of Work During COVID-19 Pandemic; ILA Employees Covered Will Not Experience Loss of Coverage

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (October 1, 2020) – ILA Employees covered under MILA and entering the third year of the current six-year Master Contract today on October 1st, will not experience a loss or reduction of the MILA coverage they had in the 2020 Contract year caused by COVID-19. They will be entitled to the same …

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