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Philly Mayor and Congress members push for work at Philly Shipyard

MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer

ACCORDING TO A March 19, 2019 article in The Inquirer, work is underway by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and members of Congress to win a U.S. Department of Transportation contract for a new training ship at Philly Shipyard (Local 19). According to the article, lobby points in favor of awarding to Philly Shipyard include: “the shipyard’s record of ‘timely, on-budget delivers’ and a history of ‘cooperation’ with labor unions that have never gone on strike there.” Read the article here: https://www.philly.com/business/philly-shipyard-kenney-mayor-layoffs-shi...