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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

Business Coalition Finds Ex-Im Bank Helps Reduce US Deficit

The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank delivered $675 million at the end of 2014 to the ... Read Full Article

Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement for Refinery Workers

After being on strike since February 1, MTD-affiliated United Steelworkers (USW) announced March 12 that ... Read Full Article

Given Outlines Battle Against Canadian-EU Trade Pact

While much of the focus for MTD affiliates regarding trade agreements is focused within the ... Read Full Article

Stotz: Union Funds Create Union Jobs

During the MTD Executive Board meeting on February 19, Michael Stotz, president and managing director ... Read Full Article

DoL’s Gerton Thanks MTD Unions for Hiring Vets

Using her nearly three decades of service to the country, including 20 as an active ... Read Full Article