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Latest Jones Act Attack Repelled in House

  The latest attack on the Jones Act was thwarted late June 8 when the ... 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 the House Rules ... Read Full Article

Hawaii PMC Annual ‘Ohana Pa’ina’ Draws Solidarity for Jones Act

  More than 150 union members, their families and their friends packed Pier 11 in ... Read Full Article

South Florida PMC Raises More Than $15K for Cancer Research

  More than 60 union members and friends from across Florida participated in the second ... Read Full Article

VERIZON WORKERS SCORE BIG VICTORY AND RETURN TO WORK

Striking Verizon workers returned to their jobs on June 1 with a strong victory under ... Read Full Article

MARAD HONORS HERBERGER ON NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

  The U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) honored one of its own on May 23 during ... Read Full Article

DOL RAISES OVERTIME ELIGIBILITY

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced May 18 that millions of white-collar, salaried workers would ... Read Full Article

MTD CHALLENGES DOT’S RULING FOR AIRBORNE FOC

MTD President Michael Sacco called upon Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx to reverse ... Read Full Article

West Gulf Ports Council Prepares for Elections

  More than 30 officials from nearly 15 different locals around Houston heard requests for ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO Joins BCTGM Boycott of Mexican Made Nabisco Goods

The AFL-CIO has endorsed the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers Union (BCTGM) boycott ... Read Full Article