Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / May 2016)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco points out how rank-and-file Seafarers recently spoke up concerning the vital need for grassroots political action


SHBP Announces Boost to Dental Benefits

Significant increases in dental benefits are being implemented for SIU members and their dependents who are covered at the Core-Plus and Core benefit levels


TRANSCOM Boss Backs MSP, U.S. Mariners

Gen. Darren McDew recently reiterated his strong support for the U.S. Merchant Marine and the U.S. Maritime Security Program


The Seafarers International Union, Atlantic, Gulf, Lakes and Inland Waters, AFL-CIO, represents professional United States merchant mariners sailing aboard U.S.-flag vessels in the deep sea, Great Lakes and inland trades.
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