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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 7, 2018

August 8th 2018

Volume 23… Number 32… August 7, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Settles Three Washington State Ferries Contracts Congress Restores Long-Term Travel Rates for DOD Employees World’s Largest Maritime Training Exercise Comes to a Close More Government Employees Joining Unions As a Result of White House Anti-Labor Stance Reminder: Compliance With Regulations on Hours […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 31st, 2018

August 1st 2018

Volume 23… Number 31… July 31, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Again in the Crosshairs as Anti-U.S.-Flag Group Announces New Plan of Attack APL’S PRESIDENT KENNEDY Makes Maiden Call at Port of Yokohama Senate and House Approve Bill to Implement Maritime Safety Recommendations Another Edison Chouest Tug Involved in Accident in Prince […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 24th, 2018

July 24th 2018

Volume 23… Number 30… July 24, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Study Shows Jones Act Does Not Raise Prices in Puerto Rico GOP-Led House of Representatives Joins President Trump in Plan to Freeze Pay of All Federal Employees Container Shipping and Ports Could Be Hit Hard by Tariffs White House Kills Obama-Era Regulation […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 17th, 2018

July 18th 2018

Volume 23… Number 29… July 17, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Trump’s Supreme Court Pick “Routinely Rules Against Working People,” Unions Say New Attacks on Unions Representing Federal Employees White House Moves to Increase Political Control Over Administrative Law Judges ILA Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement for New York/New Jersey International News: Offshore Energy Workers […]

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July 17th 2018

Delegates representing each of the union’s five membership groups convened the 87th MM&P Regular Convention on Monday, July 9, at MITAGS, the MM&P training institute, in Linthicum Heights, MD. The convention will run until Wednesday, July 11. Speakers on the first day of the proceedings included MM&P President Don Marcus and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Werse. “Every […]

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July 12th 2018 ,

Download current issue: May – June 2018 In this issue: — U.S. Supreme Court rules against working families; — Nautilus says new fuel standards will save mariners’ lives; — America salutes merchant mariners on Maritime Day; — fight continues for U.S.-flag role in energy exports; — lawmakers call on Trump administration to enforce cargo preference laws; […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 10th, 2018

July 11th 2018

Volume 23… Number 28… July 10, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: 87th MM&P Regular Convention Underway MM&P-Crewed Research Vessel Will Be Sold, U.S. Says New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Owners of “Unseaworthy Ship” Arrested in Australia Also: After Threats From Iran, U.S. Says Navy Stands Ready to Protect Freedom […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 3rd, 2018

Volume 23… Number 27… July 3, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: 87th MM&P Regular Convention July 9-11 Also: Supreme Court Rules Against Public Sector Unions in Fight Over “Fair Share” Fees Matson Christens First of Two New Aloha Class Ships CIVMARS Represented by MM&P Receive 1.67 Percent Pay Boost Tragic Accident: Two Die During […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 26th, 2018

June 26th 2018

Volume 23… Number 26… June 26, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Day of the Seafarer 2018 Judge in Australia Rules in Favor of Longshore Union in Strike Penalty Case Sad News: Pilot Dies in Tragic Accident in Port of Corpus Christi Remembering CMA CGM Founder Jacques R. Saadé, 1937-2018 Also: Transportation Labor Backs Bill […]

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June 20th 2018

The crew of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS TRENTON participated in a massive rescue mission on June 12, pulling 41 people to safety after their inflatable raft overturned and then caring for them on board the ship for days while Italy debated with other European countries over where the refugees […]

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