Chevron shareholders, pension funds and investment managers from the UK, Europe and the United States, were briefed on investor implications of Chevron’s aggressive tax avoidance schemes and the potential multi-billion implications of major tax audits in Australia.
The crew aboard the MV Portland have been refusing to sail the ship to Singapore where they will be marched down the gangway to make way for a group of foreign seafarers, who will be flown in to Australia to take their job.
The MUA has lost its appeal in the Fair Work Commission today.
On Monday the FWC ordered the MUA and the crew of the MV Portland to stop industrial action. The MUA appealed the decision.
The appeal was heard in Melbourne today, the appeal was unsuccessful. Finding can be read here.
By Rebecca Carmody for ABC News
Unions have escalated their dispute with Alcoa over foreign workers by blocking the road into the company's WA refinery in Pinjarra for more than three hours.