The LWC is a movement of ILA members and retirees organizing to build a stronger and more democratic longshore union.


Email us at or 718-865-8782 to receive a membership brochure and form.

LWC membership is kept confidential. The LWC solicits and accepts membership applications and donations only from ILA members and retirees who are not employers. Any ILA member regardless of race, creed, national origin, sex and religion is eligible for membership in the LWC. The LWC reserves the right to exclude those opposed to the LWC or its principles.