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Statement from HPA – ILA and HEA reach tentative labour agreement

March 19, 2014 – Halifax, NS – The Halifax Port Authority would like to congratulate the Council of International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) Locals and the Halifax Employers Association for the successful negotiation of a tentative new labour contract.

“There has been a long history of positive labour relations in the Port of Halifax, and this latest contract agreement is a reflection of the dedicated, hard-working men and women we have working in the shipping community,” said Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority. “This is excellent news for all port users and the overall economy.”

Union groups which make up the ILA in Halifax include the Halifax Longshoremen’s Association Local 269, The Halifax Freight and Steamship Checkers’ Union Local 1341, and The Halifax Gear Repair and Maintenance Men Local 1825.

Lane Farguson
Communications Advisor
Halifax Port Authority
(902) 426-7375

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