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AFL-CIO Report Shows Nearly 150 Workers Die from Job-Related Causes Daily

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

St Louis PMC Honorees Vow to Fight Right-To-Work (for Less) While Honoring Late President at Annual Dinner

Several hundred union members and their families received an old-fashioned dose of solidarity during the ... Read Full Article

Garamendi: ‘Yes We Can’ Have a Strong U.S.-Flag Fleet

US Rep John Garamendi (D-CA) reiterated his strong support for all aspects of the U.S.-flag ... Read Full Article

Canadian Coalition Continues Campaign Against CETA

  Approximately 50 union members, mainly from the MTD-affiliated SIU of Canada, marched in a ... 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

U.S.-Flag Coalition Calls on Senate to Retain American Vessels and Mariners in Efforts to Reform Food for Peace Program

The MTD joined a coalition of U.S-flag unions, associations and businesses calling upon the U.S. ... Read Full Article

Garamendi Continues Call for Industry Support in Oakland Address

U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) took his case for strengthening the U.S.-flag maritime industry to ... Read Full Article

MTD, PMCs Aboard for Annual Congressional Sail-In

The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO was well represented during the Sixth Annual Maritime Industry Congressional ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO and Canadian Labor Congress joint statement on promoting trade deals that work for people over profits

The AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labor Congress have issued this joint statement: The American Federation ... Read Full Article