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Study States Lakes-Seaway Responsible for More Than 325,000 Jobs

A study released this month by a coalition of U.S. and Canadian ... Read Full Article

New Study Finds ‘Jones Act Has No Impact’ on Puerto Rico Prices and Cost of Living

A new study conducted jointly by Boston-based and San Juan-based economists found ... Read Full Article

Hawaii and Chicago Port Councils Host Annual Summer Outings

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Port councils across the country continue to involve their Labor community in different activities to raise awareness of issues affecting workers as well as generate support for local causes.     In Honolulu, the Hawaii Ports Maritime Council held its … Continue reading

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MTD Joins Affiliates & AFL-CIO in Condemning Janus Supreme Court Decision

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO joins with its affiliates and the AFL-CIO ... Read Full Article

SoFla PMC President Among Trio to Be Honored at AOTOS Dinner

The United Seamen’s Service (USS) 2018 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards ... Read Full Article

IMO Declares June 25 at ‘Day of the ‘Seafarer’

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set Monday, June 25, at the ... Read Full Article

Mattis Tells Kings Point Grads Merchant Marine ‘Is Absolutely Essential’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told the graduates of the U.S. ... Read Full Article

PMCs Raise Funds While Having Fun in their Communities

June and the prospect of warmer weather brings about a bevy of ... Read Full Article

NY/NJ PMC Awardees Salute US-Flag Efforts While Plotting Future Course

The annual dinner-dance hosted by the Maritime Port Council of Greater New ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO Launches National Organizing Campaign

Showing that the Labor Movement’s door is open, the AFL-CIO launched a ... Read Full Article