Author Archives: mhickey

MTD REFLECTS ON THE LEGACY OF JOHN SWEENEY

With the announcement of the passing of immediate past AFL-CIO President John ... Read Full Article

MTD MOURNS THE PASSING OF AFL-CIO PRESIDENT JOHN SWEENEY

The Legendary Career and Spiritual Calling of John Sweeney Statement from AFL-CIO ... Read Full Article

PRESIDENT BIDEN SPECIFIES JONES ACT IN ‘BUY AMERICAN’ EXECUTIVE ORDER

Only in office for six days, President Joe Biden confirmed his career-long ... Read Full Article

BIDEN’S TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY DESIGNEE SUPPORTS JONES ACT

Appearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on January 21, U.S. Transportation Secretary ... Read Full Article

MARITIME UNIONS UNITED IN CALL TO PRIORITIZE SEAFARERS FOR COVID VACCINES

As U.S. mariners continue to risk their health while they deliver needed ... Read Full Article

AFL-CIO CALLS FOR TRUMP’S REMOVAL FROM WHITE HOUSE

(Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 2021)—After a discussion Thursday, the AFL-CIO General Board ... Read Full Article

JONES ACT, CARGO PREFERENCE, MARITIME BENEFIT WITH PASSAGE OF DEFENSE FUNDING ACT

On the first day of the first month of 2021, the U.S. ... Read Full Article

MTD MOURNS LOSS OF AFL-CIO’S BYRON CHARLTON

Following a half-century of fighting for working people around the world, AFL-CIO ... Read Full Article

COVID-OMNIBUS MEASURE SIGNED, MARITIME PROVISIONS FUNDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER

Following a week of confusion about whether the President would sign legislation ... Read Full Article

COVID DOESN’T STOP ANNUAL SOUTH FLORIDA PMC TOY DONATION

The covid pandemic could not keep the holiday spirit of helping others ... Read Full Article