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U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) passed away October 17 after an extended illness. He was 68 years old. Cummings was known as a strong fighter for his Baltimore-based district and for all working people. Prior to his election to Washington, … Continue reading

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Demchuk Elected to Lead Baltimore PMC

Peter Demchuk is at the helm of the Baltimore Port Maritime Council. ... Read Full Article

Nearly 100 trade unionists and their friends took advantage of beautiful early autumn weather to hit the links and honor three Labor members and supporters at the Fourth Annual Greater St. Louis and Vicinity Port Council Golf Outing and Awards … Continue reading

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WWII Mariners Gold Medal Act Steams Through House

The long-sought recognition for America’s merchant mariners who served during World War ... Read Full Article

School bells may be ringing and the calendar shows summer is approaching its climax, but Port Maritime Councils across the country remained ramped up in early September. Two PMCs were very involved in Labor Day activities. On the West Coast, … Continue reading

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South Florida PMC Sends Relief Supplies to Bahamas

Fire Fighters are performing search-and-rescue operations in the ravaged islands of the ... Read Full Article

Teachers Become MTD’s Newest Affiliate

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO welcomes its newest affiliate, the American Federation ... Read Full Article

CWA Settles with AT&T Southeast after 4-Day Strike

Communications Workers of America (CWA) members are returning to work at AT&T ... Read Full Article

SoCal PMC Serves as Heart for 40th Annual Wilmington Labor Day Parade

The 40th Annual Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition’s Labor Day Parade ... Read Full Article

Portman Receives Annual Great Lakes Legislator of Year Award

The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) named U.S. Senator Rob Portman ... Read Full Article