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  • If you ARE NOT seeking work, please DO NOT come to the Union Hall
  • Communicate with the Local Officers by phone, email, or text ONLY
  • If you ARE seeking work, please spend as little time as possible inside the Union Hall. Arrive for hiring a few minutes before the hiring time. If you arrive early, please remain in your car until hiring time.
  • If you feel sick, please DO NOT come to the Union Hall

Please note these procedures are temporary and in effect to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will be lifted as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Welcome to the Home page of the
International Longshoremen's Association Local 1408

Jacksonville, Florida

President: George Spencer

International Longshoremen's Association #1408
2040 East 21st Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 358-1314


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ILA Employers Welfare Fund

The Funds provide benefits to eligible active participants and retirees in the Longshore industry and the container maintenance and repair industry for the ILA Local Unions in the Port of Jacksonville, Florida.

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Safety Gear 2015

Safety Gear, keeps YOU safe!

Everyone Hired out of this Union hall must have Safety Shoes, Hard Hats shoes and Safety Vest.  You must have proper ID & Certification to access the worksites and to operate equipment. No Safety Gear, No Job!  Please leave your food and Your Phones in your car.  Working while "Distracted" can get you killed!


December 2023

"Second to none, getting the Job done!"

The challenges of the next decade supersede those of any similar span of time in the history of ILA Local 1408. Our membership looks to the future with hope. We seek to create more jobs, provide better educational opportunities and improve benefits.  Since 1995, our annual college scholarship program has awarded over $260, 000.00 to deserving young students in the greater Jacksonville area.  READ MORE...