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Congressmen Reaffirm Support for U.S. Merchant Mariners

  Their respective years in Congress contrast greatly, but the two members of Congress who ... Read Full Article

MTD Board Reminded Investments Lead to Union Jobs

    Three different speakers presented various scenarios to the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO Executive ... Read Full Article

Union Vets Director: Veterans Deserve More than Lip Service

  In a very impassioned address to the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO Executive Board, the ... Read Full Article

BLS: Union Membership Stays Steady

Union membership across the country remained at 11.1 percent for all workers, according to the ... Read Full Article

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Union Contract Talks During First Half of 2015 Net Average 4.3% Wage Increase

The AFL-CIO’s Center for Strategic Research has released a study showing working people are achieving ... Read Full Article

MTD Joins Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns

  MTD Secretary-Treasurer Daniel Duncan was one of four union members to place a wreath ... Read Full Article

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The AFL-CIO marked the 44th anniversary of the implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health ... Read Full Article

Trumka Declares ‘Raising Wages’ Top Priority for 2016 Elections

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka described the measuring stick organized labor would use for evaluating support ... Read Full Article

Union Label Underscores Jones Act and American Maritime Workers

Support for the Jones Act was spotlighted in the most recent column by the AFL-CIO ... Read Full Article