"Entering our third century of continuous operation, the mission remains unchanged: to maintain and develop skill in seamanship, to effect a change in maritime law towards the development of the American Merchant Marine, to assist the seamen of other countries towards the establishment of the Brotherhood of the Sea."

APL and SUP Reach New Two-Year Agreement

The SUP and APL reached a new labor agreement that improved wages and benefits and held the line against concessions. Meanwhile, Congress struggled to pass a new stimulus bill that would restore the relief unemployment benefits and allocate emergency funds to the Maritime Security Program. Hackers continued to attack shipping companies while the election draws near. The full slate of labor endorsements is available in...

October 2020 West Coast Sailors