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NT Government urged to introduce industrial manslaughter laws following “paltry” $190,000 fine following preventable death of worker

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The Maritime Union of Australia has urged the Northern Territory Government to introduce industrial manslaughter legislation after Darwin shipping company Conlon Murphy was fined just $190,000 for the preventable death of Daniel Bradshaw in January 2017.
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Federal Court confirms workers, not employers, get to decide how they organise

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The Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union has welcomed today’s decision of the Federal Court of Australia to reject an attempt by employer groups to overturn its amalgamation.

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MUA - CFMEU participates in 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

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The MUA has joined forces with the CFMEU to raise awareness of violence against women in the global 16 days of activism. 

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MUA Welcomes Focus on Seafarers’ Mental Health

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A workshop on Seafarers’ Mental Health was hosted by the Seacare Authority in Fremantle on Tuesday 20 November. Seacare is a government authority responsible for seafarers’ workers’ compensation and OHS. It is the first event the Seacare Authority has held since former minister Michaelia Cash tried to bring in legislation to abolish the Authority in 2016.

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