IN THE NEWS
Metal Trades Department & Federation Partners Leading the Way with New Maritime Highway Coalition
METAL TRADES IN THE NEWS MTD IN THE NEWS | January 24, 2022 "Simply stated, the United States is a maritime nation. Our nation is blessed with the American Marine Highway, the world’s greatest navigable water and port system, America missed the Container Revolution,...
71st Metal Trades Department Convention Round Up — The Challenges of a Virtual Convention
METAL TRADES IN THE NEWS MTD IN THE NEWS | November 1, 2021 71st Metal Trades Department Convention Round Up — The Challenges of a Virtual Convention We get knocked down,but we get up again You are never gonna keep us downWe get knocked down, but we get up...
President Hart Spoke at the VPPPA’s Safety+ Symposium
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...
MTD President on Requirement for Federal Workers to be Vaccinated
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...
Trump Must Go
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.
HAMMER Training Restarts After COVID-19 Shutdown
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...
VOTE 2020—Where the Candidates Stand on Labor
“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 Trades Patriots to Overhaul US Naval Hospital Ship Mercy
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...
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