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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 4th, 2020

August 5th 2020

Volume 25… Number 30… Aug. 4, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: ITF: “300,000 Mariners Still Trapped Aboard Cargo Ships; 250,000 Cruise Ship Workers Now Home” India, Denmark, Move Forward on Crew Change; Hong Kong Tightens Restrictions Also: Unions Petition Department of Transportation To Issue Mandatory Mask Rule Teachers Consider Strikes, Retire Early, Draw Up […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 28th, 2020

July 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 29… July 28, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Calls for Emergency Readiness Funding for MSP House Passes Defense Bill, Maritime Initiatives Jones Act Generates Thousands of Jobs, Does Not Impact Hawaii’s Cost of Living Panamanian-Flagged Bulk Carrier Runs Aground Off Mauritius Mexican-Flagged Offshore Vessel Attacked Off Coast of Mexico […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 21st, 2020

July 23rd 2020

Volume 25… Number 28… July 21, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Scant Progress on Crew Change Following International Summit Piracy on the Rise in Several Regions After Four-Day Battle, Firefighters Extinguish Blaze on Amphibious Support Ship Actor Tom Hanks Receives American Maritime Hero Award Plus: MM&P Joins Other ITF Unions in Calls for Racial […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 14th, 2020

July 15th 2020

Volume 25… Number 27… July 14, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Key Nations Pledge to Facilitate Crew Change; ITF Urges “Immediate Action” New IMO Guidance to Port and Coastal States Aims to Ensure Access to Medical Care Ashore House Panel Approves Additional Funding for Maritime Security Program Legislation Introduced To Aid Ferry Operations, Tour […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 7th, 2020

Volume 25… Number 26… July 7, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Sound Your Horn in Port Wednesday at 1200 to Call Attention to Crew Change Crisis Respond to a Survey on Your Experiences at Sea During the Covid-19 Pandemic Team Effort Credited for Successful Execution of Quarantine/Swap-Out Protocol on MLL Ship ITF Unions Launch […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 30th, 2020

Volume 25… Number 25… June 30, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P and MEBA Endorse Merchant Marine Advocate and Lifelong Labor Supporter Joe Biden in Presidential Race Some Progress on Crew Change, But Thousands of Seafarers Remain Stranded Union Shipbuilders in Maine Continue Strike Over Company’s Use of Subcontractors Transportation Unions Call on Congress […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 23rd, 2020

June 24th 2020

Volume 25… Number 24… June 23, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pope Francis Sends Message of Gratitude and Support to the World’s Mariners MM&P Alaska Rep Helps Organize Rally for Economic and Social Justice, Worker Protection Union Longshore Workers Engage in Peaceful Protests Against Racism “Invest in America Act Would Fund Infrastructure, Create Good […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 16th, 2020

June 17th 2020

Volume 25… Number 23… June 16, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Updated 2020 MM&P Constitutional Convention Call Updated 88th MM&P Convention Call Also: TTD President Fends Off Anti-Jones Act Broadside During Senate Hearing Six Members of Congress Call on Administration To Aid in Repatriation of American Mariners Tens of Thousands of Cruise Ship Workers […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 9th, 2020

June 10th 2020

Volume 25… Number 22… June 9, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Joins Five Other Unions in Calling on Top Administration Officials To Help Repatriate US Mariners, Restart Crew Change Process In Face of Pandemic, Jones Act “More Important Than Ever,” Bipartisan Group of House and Senate Committee Leaders Say “We Can’t Be Complacent […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 2nd, 2020

Volume 25… Number 21… June 2, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “The Mission of the Labor Movement Is To Set Right So Many Wrongs,” MM&P President Says in Response to Recent Events Sign the Petition: International Organizations Seek “Key Worker” Designation for All Maritime and Aviation Personnel! Plus: Administration’s Offer of ‘Cloth Face Coverings’ […]

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