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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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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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ILA President Daggett and USMX Chairman and CEO Adam Present Check to Hole in Wall Gang Camp Fund

Harold J. Daggett (left), President, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO and Dave Adam, Chairman and CEO, United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) present check to Hole In Wall Gang Camp Fund for $100,000 at golf tournament held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Forsgate Country Club. Receiving the check from President Daggett is Camper Andrew DiGiovanni and …

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ILA District Council Honors Two Locals Celebrating Over 100 Years Of Affiliation

Two ILA Locals, whose charters date back more than a century, were honored on Tuesday evening by the New York-New Jersey District Council, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO. District Council President Charles Ward presented plaques to officers from Manhattan ILA Local 824 and Staten Island Local 920. The plaques featured each local’s charter 20 dates: ILA …

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