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Wheelhouse Weekly, April 13, 2021

Volume 27… Number 15… April 13, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: After Union Loses Alabama Vote, Focus Shifts to Need for Labor Law Reform Biden’s Budget Proposal Includes Funding for Fifth Maritime Academy Training Ship Tug and Towage Workers Say Cost-Cutting Is Increasing Risks of Another Suez-Type Shutdown Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower Whose […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, April 6, 2021

Volume 27… Number 14… April 6, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Make Your Voice Heard! Unions Mobilize To Fight for Passage of Landmark Labor Rights Bill “A Hard Year at Sea”: In Wall Street Journal Podcast, MM&P Captain Explains What the Pandemic Has Meant for Mariners Also: US Maritime Industry Honors Representative Peter DeFazio […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 30, 2021

Volume 27… Number 13… March 30, 2021  STORIES COVERED In This Issue: The Grounding in the Suez Canal: — World Fixates on a Single Vessel as Thousands of Mariners Remain Blocked by Crew Change Crisis — ITF Gives Shout Out to Mariners on Container Ships, Tugboats and Towing Vessels Also: — UN Agencies Say Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 23, 2021

Volume 27… Number 12… March 23, 2021  STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Confirms Marty Walsh: — New US Labor Secretary Is Strong Advocate for America’s Working Families Tragedies in Georgia and Colorado: — Labor Movement Outraged and Heartbroken Over Recent Mass Shootings Also: IMO Warns Against Complacency on Crew Change As Pandemic Passes One-Year […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 16, 2021

March 17th 2021

Volume 27… Number 11… March 16, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Unions Offer Biden Input on How To Strengthen US-Flag Fleet New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online AFL-CIO, TTD Hail Passage of “American Rescue Plan” Plus: Maritime Labor Alliance Urges Vaccines Be Made Available Quickly to Mariners and Port […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 9, 2021

March 10th 2021

Volume 27… Number 10… March 9, 2021 STORIES COVERED Watson-Class LMSRs: Renewal of Contract Between Patriot Contract Services and Military Sealift Command Pasha Newbuilds: Impartial Umpire Determines MM&P and MEBA Have Jurisdiction Over New Container Ships Also in This Issue: President Biden Urges Passage of Landmark Labor Rights Bill Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost Nominated To […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 2, 2021

March 3rd 2021

Volume 27… Number 9… March 2, 2021 STORIES COVERED Notice: Vaccinations Upon Presentation of MMC Medical Endorsements In This Issue: President Biden Issues Powerful Statement of Support for Unions, Labor Rights NOAA Begins Last Phase of Transition to Electronic Charts Only President Biden Rescinds Trump Memo That Gave Defense Secretary Authority To Take Union Rights […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, February 23, 2021

February 25th 2021

Volume 27… Number 8… Feb. 23, 2021 STORIES COVERED Notice: Vaccinations Upon Presentation of MMC Medical Endorsements In This Issue: Nautilus Federation Calls for Global Vaccine Program for Mariners White House Nominates Highly Experienced Labor-Side Lawyer As NLRB General Counsel Biden, Harris Meet With Unions To Talk Infrastructure Also: Public Transport Workers Suffer Growing Number […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, February 16, 2021

February 16th 2021

Volume 27… Number 7… Feb. 16, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Canada’s Extension of Ban on Large Cruise Ships Sparks Calls for Waiver of US Cabotage Law UK and Australia Return to Tighter Enforcement of MLC’s Maximum Time on Board Limit MM&P Members Are at the Conn of MSC Oiler USNS TIPPECANOE, “The Beast […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 9th, 2021

February 10th 2021

Volume 27… Number 6… Feb. 9, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “America’s Mariners Need Priority Vaccine Access,” MIRAID President Tells Congress Mask Wearing Now Required in the Maritime Transportation System AFL-CIO Calls for Urgent Passage of Landmark Worker Rights Bill Amazon Warehouse Workers in Alabama Voting in Historic Union Election “There Must Be Justice”: […]

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