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MTD Applauds Confirmation of Transportation Secretary Chao

  The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO looks forward to working with Transportation ... Read Full Article

NY Times Reporter Exposes Dangers to Workers in Deep-Sea Fishing Industry

  While mariners know the struggle for workers’ rights is not limited ... Read Full Article

Secretary of Transportation Designee Recommits Her Support for US-Flag Shipping

“The national security of the merchant marine fleet is part of the ... Read Full Article

MTD President Sacco Praises Nomination of Chao to Head Transportation Department

MTD President Michael Sacco welcomed the nomination of Elaine Chao to be ... Read Full Article

House Letter Outlines Jones Act’s Importance to Puerto Rican Economic Task Force

The chairs and ranking members of two U.S. House of Representatives’ subcommittees ... Read Full Article

Former Rep. Helen Bentley – First Lady of U.S.-Flag Maritime – Succumbs to Cancer

  The “First Lady of the U.S.-flag Maritime Industry” passed away August ... Read Full Article

ITF Tells Trade Panel that Cabotage Laws Work and Should Remain in Place

Speaking in Brussels on July 13 before negotiators involved in crafting the ... Read Full Article

Latest Jones Act Attack Repelled in House

  The latest attack on the Jones Act was thwarted late June ... Read Full Article

Statement from Michael Sacco,President of the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO, On Ruling by House Rules Committee Regarding Jones Act Amendment

                                                 June 9, 2016 We are very grateful to the members of ... Read Full Article

MARAD HONORS HERBERGER ON NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

  The U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) honored one of its own on ... Read Full Article