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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 14, 2021

Volume 27… Number 37… September 14, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: President Biden Meets With Unions at White House Administration Unveils National Strategy To Fight Virus, Protect Economy Maersk CEO Asks IMO to Set “End Date for Fossil Fuels in Shipping” Important: Proof of Vaccine or Recent Negative Covid-19 Test Required To Enter MM&P […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 7, 2021

Volume 27… Number 36… September 7, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: TTD and US Transportation Department Honor Frontline Workers on Labor Day Airlift of Afghan Refugees Sparks Memories of MM&P Captain’s Rescue of 14,000 in Korean War House Approval of Wind Workforce Project Opens Path to New Maritime Jobs Administration Fines Seafood Company $350 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 31, 2021

Volume 27… Number 35… August 31, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Fit-for-Duty Requirement Hurricane Ida Batters Louisiana Before Heading North as Tropical Depression White House Deploys Transportation Official To Address Supply Chain Problems State Department Issues Guidance To Help Expedite Mariner Passport Renewal Coast Guard Extends Relaxed Qualified Assessor Rules […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 10, 2021

Volume 27… Number 32… August 10, 2021 STORIES COVERED The Death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: MM&P Mourns the Loss of a Great Leader Arrangements for President Trumka In This Issue: Arbitrator Rules in Favor of Vaccine Mandates for Seafarers Lack of Shore Leave and Crew Change Drive “Happiness Survey” to New Low President Biden […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 3, 2021

Volume 27… Number 31… August 3, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew Change Crisis Continues to Disrupt Seafarers’ Lives Amazon Acted Illegally in Union Election, NLRB Official Says Major Shipping Lines Recognized for Slowing Vessels To Protect Whales and Curb Smog Striking Alabama Coal Miners March on Wall Street Two Killed in Drone Strike […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 27, 2021

Volume 27… Number 30… July 27, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Ship America” Provisions in Infrastructure Legislation Would Create New Jobs for Mariners Senate Confirms New NLRB General Counsel and Advances Two More Biden Nominees TTD Tells Congress: “America Needs Infrastructure—Don’t Squander This Moment” Important—Please Participate: USCG Deck Officer Survey Aims To Improve Content […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 20, 2021

Volume 27… Number 29… July 20, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New MM&P Affiliate Wins Majority of Votes in Bid To Represent Tug Workers in Seven Mexican Ports Navy Christens First Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers AFL-CIO Report: Corporate CEOs Make Almost 300 Times More Than the Average Worker National Maritime Center […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 13, 2021

Volume 27… Number 28… July 13, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Funding for Maritime Programs Advances in Congress Administration Says Globalization of Shipping Has Led to Higher Prices—World Shipping Council Disagrees Kudos to MM&P Members at Statue City Cruises for Rescue of Jet Skier REC New York Temporarily Closed for Renovation Also: ITF Wins […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 6, 2021

Volume 27… Number 27… July 6, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Global Minimum Tax Could Level the Playing Field—But Shipping Looks Likely To Be Excluded New Restrictions Worsen Crew Change Crisis Hapag-Lloyd Begins Replacing Express-Class Fleet House of Representatives Passes the INVEST Act, Which Would Boost Ferry Funding AFL-CIO President: “Supreme Court Voting Decision […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 29, 2021

Volume 27… Number 26… June 29, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: In AFL-CIO Interview, MM&P President Describes Battle to Protect Jobs, Working Conditions “Increase Ferry Funding, Pass the Infrastructure Bill,” MM&P Reps Tell Congress President Biden Nominates Union-Side Attorney David Prouty to the NLRB Unemployed Australian Mariners Call on Politicians To Replace Their Outsourced […]

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