News

The last member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council to have served during World War II passed away July 30.

The following news release has been issued by the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise.

Many Seafarers probably know that the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated April 4, 1968 while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee.

SIU Assistant Vice President Bryan Powell has been unanimously elected to serve as secretary-treasurer of the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority.

The port authority’s board of directors voted for Powell on March 16.

Board members serve four-year terms, without compensation. Powell has been on the board since March 2017.

For more information about the port authority, visit www.portdetroit.com