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Friedrich’s Decision a Temporary Labor Victory

Public sector unions celebrated on March 29 when the Supreme Court split ... Read Full Article

Job Creation, Wealth Inequality Top Labor Issues before MTD Board

  Several Labor-related issues caught the attention of the Maritime Trades Department, ... Read Full Article

MTD Mourns Passing of Robert “Bob” McGlotten

  The MTD mourns the passing of a fighter for all working ... Read Full Article

Trumka Utilizes Memory of Lost Mariners to Push for Workers’ Rights

  AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka never fails to energize a crowd, and ... Read Full Article

Congressmen Reaffirm Support for U.S. Merchant Mariners

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

MTD Board Reminded Investments Lead to Union Jobs

    Three different speakers presented various scenarios to the Maritime Trades ... Read Full Article

Union Vets Director: Veterans Deserve More than Lip Service

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

BLS: Union Membership Stays Steady

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

AFL-CIO’s ‘Fighting for a Better Life’

Shows Successful Struggles of 2015 During 2015, working people launched a renewed ... Read Full Article

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 ... Read Full Article