MTD In The News — August 2022

METAL TRADES IN THE NEWS MTD IN THE NEWS | August 15, 2022 FROM THE DESK OF METAL TRADES DEPARTMENT PRESIDENT JAMES HART The Next Big Shipbuilding Market Upgrading, renewing, and expanding the Jones Act fleet is the next huge shipbuilding opportunity in the world...

Happy Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, I would like to thank all the moms out there for everything they do. From being a support system for their friends and family to serving as role models for their children, union brothers and sisters, and colleagues. You all deserve to be celebrated...

You’re Invited—2022 Metal Trades Department Conference Registration is Open

On behalf of the Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO, it is my pleasure to invite you to join us at our 2022 Annual Metal Trades Department Conference which will be held October 31-November 3, 2022, at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.

The theme for this year’s Conference is, ‘The Metal Trades: A Salute to Women in Labor’

Although the Conference is still in the early planning stages, the Department invites you to plan your trip in order that you may attend all Conference associated functions. The Department will host its Annual Charity Golf Tournament, to benefit the Guide Dogs of America-Tender Loving Canines on Monday, October 31. Affiliate caucus meetings will take place on Tuesday, November 1. Our meeting agenda, meeting notices, logistics, and sponsorship opportunities are available for download from our registration website at

Workers Memorial Day

Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO, President Jimmy Hart Special Message... Observance of Workers' Memorial Day “Mourn for the dead and fight like hell for the living,” or some variation thereof has been used as a rallying cry in the labor movement and the slogan...

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