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2021 FALL MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE

September 7th 2021 , ,

Download the current issue: Fall 2021 MM&P Magazine The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org.

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AFL-CIO ELECTS PRESIDENT & SECRETARY TREASURER

August 25th 2021 ,

AFL-CIO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ELECTS LIZ SHULER AS PRESIDENT, FRED REDMOND AS SECRETARY-TREASURER The AFL-CIO Executive Council voted Friday to elect Liz Shuler as president. Shuler is the first woman in the federation’s history to hold the top office. United Steelworkers International Vice President Fred Redmond was elected to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer. He is the […]

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MM&P MOURNS THE LOSS OF A GREAT LEADER

August 6th 2021

It is with tremendous sadness that I must report to our membership that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, a true friend to MM&P and a giant of the American labor movement, passed away today after suffering a heart attack.‎ He was a third-generation coal miner who rose to become President of the United Mine Workers of […]

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AFL-CIO DISPATCH INTERVIEW WITH MM&P PRESIDENT

June 21st 2021 ,

The AFL-CIO, in a regular feature of the Dispatch newsletter, conducted a short labor leader interview with MM&P President Don Marcus, where they asked three questions. Please click the link below to read Don’s responses to questions about a recent organizing campaign, MM&P’s highest priorities, and shares inspiration for those involved in the labor movement. 3 […]

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MARAD TO HOST NATIONAL MARITIME DAY VIRTUAL CEREMONY ON MAY 20

May 19th 2021

National Maritime Day honors the merchant mariners who bravely serve our country in peace and war. 2021 will be the 88th year that the Maritime Day commemoration takes place. This year, MARAD will hold Maritime Day online on Thursday, May 20, at 1030 EST. To view the ceremony, go to: https://www.youtube.com/c/MaritimeAdministration1950 The theme of the […]

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MM&P APPLAUDS APPOINTMENT OF CELESTE DRAKE TO LEAD ADMINISTRATION’S “BUY AMERICA” OFFICE

April 29th 2021 ,

As a follow-up to his Jan. 25 Buy America Executive Order, President Biden has named former AFL-CIO trade official Celeste Drake as the first director of the administration’s Made in America Office. “MM&P enthusiastically supports the appointment of Celeste Drake to serve as the first director of the Made in America Office within the Office […]

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