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MUA and ITF Invite Hanjin California Crew To Visit Union HQ

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The Sydney Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have invited the 14 crew on board the Hanjin California to visit union headquarters in Sussex Street next Tuesday as a gesture of international solidarity.

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MUA Opposes SA Nuclear Waste Dump

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A political storm is brewing in South Australia with the Maritime Union of Australia vehemently opposing any move by Premier Jay Weatherill to open up the state for a high-level nuclear waste dump.

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MUA Crew in Dramatic Rescue of Round the World Solo Sailor

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The MUA Crew of the emergency response vessel Coral Knight knew they had to move fast when they saw the stricken yacht of round the world solo sailor Martin Dolecek last Friday.

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Maritime union activists develop campaigning skills in fight for jobs

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Maritime union activists from around the world have converged for a global activist forum in Montreal.

The second ever Maritime Round Table is one of the flagship events of the ITF calendar. It brings together 150 activists, seafarers and dockers, from over 50 countries to sharpen campaigning skills, develop global campaign networks, and exchange techniques and strategies.

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Safety Code Rejection Angers Dock Union

Dock workers have launched a fierce attack on industry bosses for trashing a proposed safety code just eight days after an employee was crushed to death on Melbourne's wharves.

Toll Shipping worker Anthony Attard, 42, was helping load cargo on board a vessel docked at the Port of Melbourne on May 20, when he was run over by a trailer. Paramedics rushed to the waterfront but could not revive him.


ACTU: Every Worker Must Be Able To Go To Work And Return Home Safely

The tragic death of a waterside worker at the toll shipping facility in Melbourne yesterday and of a miner at the Boggabri coal mine in NSW this morning is yet another reminder that workplace safety is a life and death matter.

 ACTU assistant secretary Michael Borowick passed on the condolences of the union movement to the family of Anthony Attard and the mining community in Boggabri as well as the MUA and the CFMEU.

MEDIA ALERT: Sydney Community Anger Over Deputy PM’s Shipping Laws

Please see here for MEDIA ALERT FOR SHIPPING AUSTRALIA LUNCH FEATURING WARREN TRUSS: 


Rally at Viva Energy - Media Release

Rally at VIVA ENERGY today

When:         12pm, Tuesday, 23 December

Where:        720 Bourke Street, Docklands, Melbourne

Contact:      Darrin Barnett 0428 119 703

 

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MUA and ITF Invite Hanjin California Crew To Visit Union HQ

The Sydney Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have invited the 14 crew on board the Hanjin California to visit union headquarters in Sussex Street next Tuesday as a gesture of international solidarity.


MUA Opposes SA Nuclear Waste Dump

A political storm is brewing in South Australia with the Maritime Union of Australia vehemently opposing any move by Premier Jay Weatherill to open up the state for a high-level nuclear waste dump.