Author Archives: mhickey

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

Missouri Elected Officials Credit Labor Unions for Regional Successes

  Local Missouri elected officials welcomed the 2017 MTD Convention with open ... Read Full Article

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

Congressmen Vow Jones Act Support

Three members of the U.S. House of Representatives pledged to continue standing ... Read Full Article

Puget Sound PMC Honors Pair at Annual Luncheon

The Puget Sound Ports Council recognized two individuals from the area’s maritime ... Read Full Article

MTD Speakers State Cyber Security Important to Future of Strong US-Flag Fleet

The commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) urged maritime industry leaders to ... Read Full Article

More Union Support for Jones Act

Add the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers (IFPTE) to the ... Read Full Article

Union Solidarity for Jones Act Hits Capitol Hill

Letters from the MTD-affiliated International Association of Machinists (IAM) and the Metal ... Read Full Article

Unions Set Record Straight at Jones Act Congressional Hearing

“To be clear – the Jones Act is not impeding relief efforts ... Read Full Article