The decision for the ongoing offshore visa case will be handed down by the High Court on Wednesday.
The union has become aware that the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) may attempt to communicate with members regarding the recent MV Portland dispute. While this is a disgraceful waste of taxpayers’ money, it may also cause unnecessary concern among the membership.
The MUA has had a significant victory for tugboat workers in Gladstone after the Fair Work Commission dismissed tugboat operator Smit’s attempt to block bargaining for 12 months.
The Fair Work Commission has issued a temporary order prohibiting global stevedoring giant - DP World - from forcing wharfies to do the work of linesmen in Melbourne.