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ITF Salutes Justice Department Fine of $10 Million for Jones Act Violation

The International Transport Workers’ Federation”s ( ITF) Cabotage Taskforce, which is headed by MTD Executive ... Read Full Article

Trumka: Time to Change Economy that’s Rigged Against Workers

  “The future is truly ours to shape.” With these words, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka ... Read Full Article

USTRANSCOM Head Tells Congress Jones Act, MSP & Cargo Preference Essential for National Security

In both prepared and oral testimony before a joint meeting of two subcommittees of the ... Read Full Article

AFGE Seeks Support to Stop 2 Anti-Union Bills

The MTD-affiliated American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is seeking the help of fellow union ... Read Full Article

MTD Continues Its Support for Troops & Veterans

Because a great deal of the maritime work involving the MTD’s affiliates deals with the ... Read Full Article

Navy League Stands Ready to Work with MTD, US-Flag Fleet

The executive director of the Navy League of the United States told the MTD Executive ... Read Full Article

Updated US-Flag Vessels and Shipyards Needed to Meet Challenges of 21st Century

The MTD Executive Board recognized the concept that for the U.S.-flag merchant fleet to remain ... Read Full Article

Cargo Preference Laws and Support Vital to Grow US-Flag Fleet

The MTD Executive Board reaffirmed the department’s long-held position that America needs strong cargo preference ... Read Full Article

MTD Welcome Jerry Abell Aboard as New VP

Brother Jerry Abell is the new MTD Vice President following action taken during the MTD ... Read Full Article

MTD Pledges Solidarity with UMWA in Fight for Retiree Care

For generations, union members have struggled for a secure retirement when their working days are ... Read Full Article