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Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation heard testimony on January 17 reaffirming the vital work performed by the U.S. Merchant Marine from union, government and industry witnesses. Those called to testify at … Continue reading

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LA Times Workers Say Union Yes!

Workers at the Los Angeles Times overwhelmingly voted to join the NewsGuild-Communications ... Read Full Article

AFSCME’s Paul Booth Passes Away at 74

The MTD mourns the passing of longtime Labor activist, Paul Booth, on ... Read Full Article

The MTD is mourning the loss of Chicago and Western Lakes Port Council President James Sanfilippo who passed away in his sleep December 12. Besides his duties with the PMC, Brother Sanfilippo was the president and business manager for Carpenters … Continue reading

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Author Geroux Provides MTD with Stories of WWII Mariners from Virginia

Between the discussion and debate regarding the U.S.-flag maritime industry during the ... Read Full Article

MM&P’s Lowen Passes Away at 91

The MTD mourns the passing of former Masters Mates & Pilots President ... Read Full Article

Teachers, MTD Affiliates Helping Provide Clean Water to Puerto Rico

Several MTD-affiliated unions are working with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) ... Read Full Article

  Local Missouri elected officials welcomed the 2017 MTD Convention with open arms – and speeches – from the mayor of St. Louis and county executives from St. Charles and St. Louis counties. Mayor Lyda Krewson opened the convention on … Continue reading

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Trumka, Louis Praise Union Solidarity in Missouri and National Campaigns

Addressing the MTD Convention, two labor leaders saluted the important actions that ... Read Full Article

Maritime Administrator Buzby Reiterates Strong Jones Act Backing

The head of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) repeated his unwavering support ... Read Full Article