THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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PORT AUTHORITY PRAISES ILA AND NYSA ACTION TO HELP VETS

Date: Nov 14, 2011
Press Release Number: 137-2011

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today issued the following statement saluting the announcement by the International Longshoremen’s Association and the New York Shipping Association that they will give the nation’s returning veterans preference in hiring for new jobs at our regional port facilities:

"We need to support the men and women who sacrificed and served with distinction in the armed forces. Our ports are one of the region's leading job creators supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs and this program will help these brave men and women as they seek to get back to work.”

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Ron Marsico, 212 435-7777