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AFL-CIO President Trumka on the Loss of the El Faro Mariners

On Wednesday afternoon, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened ... Read Full Article

White House Statement in Memory of El Faro Crew

Late Wednesday, President Barack Obama issued the followed statement in memory of the crew of ... Read Full Article

MTD Mourns Loss of El Faro Crew

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of ... Read Full Article

Statement by MTD President Michael Sacco on El Faro Search

As the search for the El Faro mariners continues, our thoughts and prayers remain with ... Read Full Article

Seaway Task Force Calls for New Lock at the Soo

  Labor and business representatives of the Seaway Task Force toured the Soo Locks in ... Read Full Article

Business Roundtable Joins Fight to Renew Ex-Im Bank

The Business Roundtable called on Congress to pass charter renewal authorization for the U.S. Export-Import ... Read Full Article

Mariners Unite Around Globe to Fight Cabotage Attacks

The MTD, its affiliates and Port Councils continue to promote facts and figures showing the ... Read Full Article

MTD Alerts Congress to Fallacies in Puerto Rican Anti-Jones Act Report

The MTD has called upon members of Congress to not be taken in by a ... Read Full Article

President Calls for Ex-Im Bank Renewal

President Barack Obama added his voice in the fight before Congress to renew the charter ... Read Full Article

Washington Legislator Salutes Jones Act on Its 95th Anniversary

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) took to the House floor on June 5 to praise ... Read Full Article