The MUA is promoting a YES vote in the amalgamation between the MUA the CFMEU and the TCFUA. Ballots will be posted to members by the AEC on Thursday September 28th and the ballot closes on Thursday November 23rd.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the Turnbull Government is trying to kill off yet another vital national industry by introducing a Bill that waters down the cabotage rules surrounding foreign ships gaining temporary licences to operate between Australian ports.
The Turnbull Government has relaunched its attack on Australian maritime jobs with legislation that will make it easier for shipping companies to sack Australian crews and replace them with overseas mariners earning third world wages.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has questioned the credentials of the Turnbull Government in judging others when it comes to energy security in general and fuel security in particular.