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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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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 22, 2021

Volume 27… Number 25… June 22, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pope Francis Endorses Unions and Collective Bargaining at International Summit “Masks No Longer Required Outdoors,” Coast Guard Says The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Autonomous Vessel Abandons Atlantic Crossing After Malfunction Important: Attention MM&P Health & Benefit Plan Participants and Dependents Plus: […]

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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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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 15, 2021

Volume 27… Number 24… June 15, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Fighting High Winds and Rough Seas, Crew of USNS PATUXENT Saves 15 in Gulf of Aden White House Cites Importance of Jones Act and Cargo Preference in “Buy America” Guidelines Captain of Ship That Burned and Sank Off Sri Lanka Is Free on […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 8, 2021

Volume 27… Number 23… June 8, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Navy Honors USNS YUKON Crew for Outstanding Service During 302-Day Deployment Maritime Officer Shortage Set To Worsen Due to Deteriorating Living and Working Conditions Aboard Ship “Raising Working Standards” Is Theme of 2021 Day of the Seafarer President’s Budget Calls for $480 Million […]

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