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International Longshoreman's Association Local 1235

Welcome to the Official Website of
ILA Local 1235

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President Richie Suarez and the Local officers meeting with Kevin O'Toole Chairman of the Port Authority of NY & NJ to discuss important issues related to the Port and its members. (pictured Celso Telle, Mike Pallay, Jose Reyes, Chairman O'Toole and Richie Suarez)

Richie Suarez and Steve Adubato at the Greater Newark Community Advisory Board Meeting

ILA cheers delay in Cadillac tax on medical benefits
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New Jersey State AFL-CIO Congratulates President Richie Suarez on his election to the Atlantic Coast District Executive Board
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Meet the 2015 ACD Board

Read Maher Terminals Recognition
of the quick action taken by
Longshoremen JosephTacon
to safely evacuate employees
from a burning bus

Recently Divorced Members - Please Read


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ILA’s Daggett:
‘No change’ in bargaining
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 Cancer Stinks

President Richard Suarez and Local 1235 support Cancer Stinks.

Cancer Stinks Children’s Foundation’s mission is to bring joy, comfort and to help improve the quality of life of children and their families affected by cancer through advocacy, charity and support. (read more)

Sen. Menendez, Rep. Sires Join Port Officials, Labor and Industry Leaders to Highlight Progress Toward Raising the Bayonne Bridge

Picture at Bayonne Port

BAYONNE, NJ – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (both D-NJ) today joined Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as representatives of the International Longshoreman’s Association Local 1235 and the New York Shipping Association to announce progress on the project to raise the Bayonne Bridge ...

“This will bring a lot of strong union jobs to this region. Hopefully, this will be the stepping stone for this nation to see the strong union labor force that performs professionally to provide a good home and economic base for this country and definitely for this region,” said Richard Suarez, president of the International Longshoreman Association Local 1235.
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Raising Bayonne Bridge will add jobs, billions in revenue, says Sen. Robert Menendez(read more)

2019-2020 Teddy Gleason Scholarship Program Applications Now Being Accepted
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Local 1235 Teddy Gleason Scholarship Winners

Pictures of the Local Officers and
the Proud Parents of Our Teddy Gleason Scholarship Winners:
Yohana Da Silva, Brian Gomes,
Ashley Lopez and Samantha Testa


OSH Circular 2017-10
45' Containers Atop On Deck Tiers
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OSH Circular 2017-10(español)
45' Contenedores Enecima de los Niveles de Cubierta
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Prior OSH Circulars
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Previo OSH Circular(español)
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Important Information on TWIC's Renewal - Please Click to Read Memo

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) - New Location and Information