Seafarers News 2015 / January - March (Q1)



NMC Posts Updates on Gap-Closing Requirements (4/1)


Labor Federations: Put People First in Trade Deals (3/30)


SIU-crewed USNS Spearhead completes Obangame Express 2015 (3/26)


ITF Latin American, Caribbean Task Force Launched (3/26)


ITF Investigates Labor Rights Abuses on Thai Fishing Vessels (3/20)


Report Reaffirms Ex-Im Bank’s Great Value (3/16)


Waterfront Classic Set for May 5


ITF Seafarers' Trust Renews Support for Humanitarian Response to Piracy (3/10)


Temporary Relocation of REC Honolulu (3/6)


SHBP Eligibility Rule Enhanced (3/3)


ITF Weighs in on Shore Access (2/27)


Maritime Administrator: U.S. Independence Demands Strong Merchant Marine (2/26)


Trumka: ‘Cure for what Ails America is Raising Wages’ (2/25)


Federation: Raising Wages is a Must (2/25)


Thackrah Sees Stability for MSC Mariners (2/24)


Gen. Selva Backs Jones Act, MSP, U.S. Mariners (2/23)


SIU-Contracted ConRo Reaches Another Construction Milestone (2/18)


Federation Applauds Progress with Shore Leave (2/11)


MTD Speakers Include Gen. Selva, Congressmen (2/11)


NMC Announces Email Procedure Change (2/9)


Vessel Christening Set (2/6)


Vitter Defends Jones Act, Maritime Industry (2/3)


SIU President Thanks Seafarers for Protecting Jones Act (1/29)


Legislation Aims to Honor WWII Mariners (1/29)


Secretary Perez: ‘Belonging to Union Makes Powerful Difference’ (1/26)


Keel Laying for Crowley's First LNG-Powered Ship (1/22)


Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the State of the Union Address (1/21)


Jones Act Support Grows (1/20)


USCG Commandant: Weakening Jones Act ‘Will Put Our Entire U.S. Fleet in Jeopardy’ (1/15)


Lakes Group Defends Jones Act (1/15)


AMP: McCain Amendment Would Eliminate U.S. Jobs, Weaken Security (1/14)


SIU Urges Defeat of Anti-Jones Act Amendment in Senate (1/14)


Trumka, Baker Praise Van Hollen Proposals (1/13)


Next JHSV Set for Christening (1/8)


AFL-CIO Raising Wages Campaign in Seven Cities (1/7)


Chilling Figures: Lakes Freeze Cost Jobs, Big Money (1/6)


Proposed Rule Aims to Improve Mariner Access (12/30)


Coast Guard Announces Temporary Closure of Anchorage REC (12/29)









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