Change Must Come!

George Floyd is coming home to Houston where he grew up and where he will be laid to rest.  His horrifying death beneath the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has sparked protests around the world.   Our hearts are broken. Even as George was calling out for his mother in the last minutes of li...
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ILA Local 24 Tests for COVID-19

HOUSTON, TX – ILA Local 24 – Deep Sea (June 2, 2020) began drive-thru testing for all workers at their union hall.  President Gabriel Garza and Local 24 are taking action by testing workers of the local to ensure safety of all and those around them.  Everyone was encouraged to get tested ...
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ILA Continues to Show Community Support

Today, the ILA teamed up with Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia Precinct 2 and the Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO for food distribution in Pasadena, Texas.  Officers from the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District as well as officials and members of all Houston Locals (24, 28...
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In Letter to Senator and House Transportation Committees Praising Longshore Labor, FMC Urge Congress to Bring Aid to U.S. Terminal Operators

Commissioners Bentzel and Sola Urge Congressional Leaders to Address Port Terminal Needs During COVID-19 Crisis In letters to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Commissioners ...
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