Join Miriam and Christine as they dive into a comprehensive discussion about maritime unions, exploring the pros and cons of joining a union versus sailing non-union. They share insights into how unions have evolved over time and the significant impact they’ve had on improving working conditions, wages, and overall industry standards for mariners.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Union Benefits: Understand the advantages of union membership, including job security, better pay, access to training, and legal support.
  • Non-Union Sailing: Discover the flexibility and potential opportunities of sailing non-union and the challenges mariners might face.
  • Industry Evolution: Hear about the historical advancements in the maritime industry driven by union efforts and how these changes have shaped the present landscape.
  • Personal Experiences: Miriam and Christine share personal anecdotes and stories from their careers, highlighting the real-world implications of union membership.

Whether you’re considering joining a union or sailing independently, this episode provides valuable information to help you make an informed decision. Tune in to gain a deeper appreciation for the maritime industry and the dedicated organizations working to support mariners.

Don’t miss this engaging and informative conversation that celebrates the strength and resilience of maritime professionals!

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