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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

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