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MUA On The Team As ILO Adopts New Code: Health & Safety In Ports

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has adopted a revised Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Ports following strong representations from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and other international dockers’ unions.  

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MUA Win Battle For National Stevedoring Safety Code

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The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is celebrating the release of a National Stevedoring Code of Practice (NSCOP) after a seven-year battle to improve safety standards on the waterfront.

 

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Disclosures to the Members for the 2016 Financial Year

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Detailed in following document is the information required to be disclosed to the members as per the governing rules of the MUA. 

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Up to $500 billion at stake: Gas royalty hole needs closing fast

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Major design faults with the royalty regime for the gas industry should be scrutinised thoroughly by the Australian Parliament.

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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.

MUA Records Stevedoring Safety Wins on Domestic and International Stage

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is celebrating the release of a National Stevedoring Code of Practice (NSCOP) after a seven-year battle to improve safety standards on the waterfront.


A “Buy Australian Act” will create jobs

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is calling for all Australian political parties to support a Buy Australian Act that would require all major government projects and services to use locally manufactured goods, such as steel, iron, clothing and equipment.

MUA On The Team As ILO Adopts New Code: Health & Safety In Ports

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has adopted a revised Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Ports following strong representations from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and other international dockers’ unions.  


MUA Win Battle For National Stevedoring Safety Code

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is celebrating the release of a National Stevedoring Code of Practice (NSCOP) after a seven-year battle to improve safety standards on the waterfront.