The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has accused the Turnbull Government of sitting on its hands over fuel security as the union and Devonport community commemorate three years since the departure of Tasmania’s last Australian crewed fuel tanker, the Alexander Spirit.
The Iron Chieftain will be retired due to significant damage sustained during a fire. Please read the MUA report here
A tip-off from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) regarding unpaid wages has led to the banning of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for one year from Australian waters.
American actor and activist Danny Glover is in Australia and has spoken out in support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Two maritime workers were killed last week in the US Port of Longview when a line tethering a ship snapped.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has warned of potential disruption to the Port of Darwin if the new private port operator Landbridge does not come to the table recognising the legitimate claims of its workforce.
The MUA is pleased to announce that Paul Petersen has been elected as the Queensland Branch Assistant Secretary.
The MUA’s final legal hurdle to its historic merger with the CFMEU and TCFUA has been cleared with the Fair Work Commission knocking back an appeal by rogue employer groups the Australian Mines and Metal Association and Master Builders Australia.
The Newcastle Youth Committee have been active in helping the homeless in Newcastle – raising over $4500 for Night Angels to provide support to people who sleep rough in the Hunter.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the decision today by the Federal Court to reject the massive fines sought by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in the Hutchison sacked-by-text scandal is a victory for common sense.