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Recap: During the Opening General Session at VPPPA’s Safety+ Symposium in Nashville, James (Jimmy) Hart, President of the Metal Trades Department AFL-CIO, called attention to the impact and influence employees have on making safety in the workplace matter. “Your...
Air Engineering Metal Trades Council Settles Two Week Unfair Labor Practice Strike; Wins Best Primary Base Contract in 70 year history
METAL TRADES IN THE NEWS MTD IN THE NEWS | JULY 26, 2021 Air Engineering Metal Trades Council Settles Two Week Unfair Labor Practice Strike; Wins Best Primary Base Contract in 70 year history Photo:AEMTC Member Randy Brannon shows his union pride on the picket line...
The seditious attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 was incited by President Trump’s flagrant lies and assault upon our Constitution. Yesterday’s lukewarm concession speech doesn’t change or heal our nation and its people in any way.
METAL TRADESIN THE NEWS "HAMMER is the most important labor-management partnerships in this country. It successfully brings together diverse groups to solve and debate the important education, health and safety issues of the day. HAMMER should not be unique to Hanford...
“It’s up to you to compare the records and decide which candidate in the race is truly committed to America’s Working Families … Your Vote Counts. Use It!”
— Jimmy Hart, Metal Trades Department President
METAL TRADESIN THE NEWS Metal Trades Patriots to Overhaul US Naval Hospital Ship Mercy Metal Trades workers at Vigor Marine in Portland will perform a complete overhaul on the USNS Ship Mercy In June, Vigor Marine was awarded a $56,450,644 firm-fixed price...
John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” At the Metal Trades Department, we have been extremely lucky to have so many great leaders at all levels from our local affiliated unions and councils to our international affiliates. I am proud to have worked with, and learned from, so many great labor advocates. I salute their service to America’s working families. — James Hart, Metal Trades Department President
Unions are the great experiment which unites men and women of all races, faiths, occupations and political beliefs. It is because of the beautiful mosaic which is the labor movement that workers have been able to defy and frustrate anti worker forces who believe time and time again, that they could divide and conquer us from within.
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