Author Archives: mhickey

AFGE Slams Efforts to Kill ‘Official Time’ at Veterans Affairs Department

The MTD-affiliated American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is calling out the ... Read Full Article

MTD Mourns Passing of IUOE’s Giblin

The MTD mourns the passing of Vincent J. Giblin, retired General President ... Read Full Article

Sacco Thanks Affiliates and PMCs for Solidarity in Jones Act Fight

MTD President Michael Sacco is thanking the department’s affiliates and Port Maritime ... Read Full Article

ITF Launches Global Survey of Mariners to Study Their Mental Health and Wellbeing

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) along with its Seafarers” Trust has ... Read Full Article

ITF Delegates Tackle Logistics, Cabotage and Automation During Singapore Congress

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO was well represented among the record 2,500 ... Read Full Article

Second Poe-Sized Lock on Great Lakes a Step Closer to Reality

Following Congressional approval and a presidential signature, legislation authorizing funding for a ... Read Full Article

MTD Mourns Passing of SMART’s Nigro

International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) General ... Read Full Article

Two AFGE Members Attempt Rescue of Fallen Mariner

Two AFGE members are recovering from hypothermia after their “selfless attempt” to ... Read Full Article

ITF Releases Global Study Showing 91 Nations Have Maritime Cabotage Laws

Following a preview provided to the MTD Executive Board during its 2018 ... Read Full Article

Garamendi Recognized for Commitment to US-Flag Industry

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) received the 2018 Champion of Maritime Award ... Read Full Article