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2020

TELEMEDICINE COVERAGE FOR MM&P PLAN PARTICIPANTS AND DEPENDENTS

March 31st 2020

To assist MM&P Plan participants who may need to get in touch with their physician regarding symptoms, a refill or a new prescription during the current public health emergency, MM&P Plans has introduced a new TeleMedicine benefit that allows participants and covered dependents to obtain medical services by calling their doctor without leaving home. For […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 24th, 2020

March 25th 2020

Volume 25… Number 11… March 24, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Message From the MM&P General Executive Board, Representatives and Staff Tele Medicine Coverage for MM&P Plan Participants and Dependents Remote Registration Procedures Established Due to COVID-19 Emergency All In-House and Simulation Training Suspended at MITAGS East and West Coast Members of the Maritime […]

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Important COVID-19 Info for MM&P Members

March 20th 2020

All MM&P Members – please login to the Members section of bridgedeck.org and be sure to click on Documents and then Plans Documents to view an important message regarding COVID-19. All MM&P Offshore Members – please login to the Members section of bridgedeck.org and be sure to click on Documents  and then Document Downloads to view an important memo […]

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Letter to Congress Template

March 18th 2020

Dear Senator/Congressman*** – As Congress and the Administration put together economic stimulus legislation in response to COVID-19, I strongly urge you to oppose any use of taxpayers’ monies to bail out or otherwise assist the foreign flag cruise ship industry. These companies register their vessels in foreign countries and fly foreign flags. They do this […]

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Military Sealift Command Memorandum on Force Health Protection Measures

March 18th 2020

MSC has issued a memorandum that provides guidance on force health protection measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Click here to view the memorandum. It applies to all MSC military and civilian personnel, including civilian mariners, and it incorporates extensive updates recently promulgated in the Department of Defense and the […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 17th, 2020

March 18th 2020

Volume 25… Number 10… March 17, 20201 STORIES COVERED Notice to the MM&P Community Regarding COVID-19 Safety Measures MITAGS WEST Closed Until April 24 In This Issue: Military Sealift Command Memorandum on Force Health Protection Measures Impact of COVID-19 on Mariner Credentialing Program NOAA To Suspend Sailing Operations for 30 Days Pentagon To Deploy Hospital […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 10th, 2020

March 11th 2020

Volume 25… Number 10… March 10, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Urges Congress to Help Mariners Forced to Remain on Bouchard Tugs for Months Without Pay TTD Celebrates 30 Years of Advocacy on Behalf of Transportation Workers, 100th Anniversary of the Jones Act AFL-CIO Goes to Court to Block New National Labor Relations […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 3rd, 2020

March 4th 2020

Volume 25… Number 9… March 3, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Navy, MSC, Release New COVID-19 Command Response Plan, Medical Guidance Container Volumes Fall at US Ports White House Advances Plan That Could Take Union Rights Away From Civil Service Mariners Good News: Congress Clears World War II Mariner Legislation Plus: Income Growth Slowed […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 25th, 2020

February 26th 2020

Volume 25… Number 8… Feb. 25, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Advisory: Labor Board Steamrolls Workers to Favor Business, Reversing Decades of Legal Precedent Also in This Issue: Coronavirus Update Defense Think Tank Calls for New Maritime Strategy New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online After Slashing Ferry System Budget, Alaska To Contract […]

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