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Anti-Jones Act Amendment Never Offered During Keystone Debate

In the face of overwhelming bipartisan opposition led by the maritime unions and the U.S.-flag ... Read Full Article

Opposition to Anti-Jones Act Amendment Continues

From Capitol Hill to the maritime media to labor, opposition to the McCain amendment that ... Read Full Article

USCG Commandant Speaks Against Anti-Jones Act Amendment

The head of the U.S. Coast Guard told an audience in northern Virginia that the ... Read Full Article

More Voices Call for Defeat of Anti-Jones Act Amendment in Senate

As Port Maritime Councils and MTD affiliates contact their local U.S. Senators to urge them ... Read Full Article

MTD Demands Defeat of Anti-Jones Act Amendment before Senate

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO is urging its affiliates and port councils to oppose an ... Read Full Article

Bipartisan Coast Guard Bill Clears Congress with Proposals to Strengthen U.S. Merchant Marine

By unanimous consent, the House and the Senate passed the Howard Coble Coast Guard and ... Read Full Article

Like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, Jones Act Delivers for America Year-Round

As the end of the year approaches, it must be time for the annual visitation ... Read Full Article

Canadian Coalition Marches on Parliament to Stop Free Trade Agreement

Hundreds of trade unionists from around Canada, joined by allies from other organizations, marched through ... Read Full Article

Canadian Cabotage Fight Gains Industry Support

The Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition, with which the MTD is associated, continues to ... Read Full Article

Union-Crewed Cape Ray Completes Neutralizing Syrian Chemical Agents

To the praise of Pentagon officials, the union-crewed Cape Ray has finished its assignment of ... Read Full Article