The union has endured some of the worst attacks it has ever faced since 1872 at the hands of the dysfunctional Abbott – Turnbull Government.
Workers can’t afford another term of a Liberal National Coalition, regardless of the leader.
The Liberal-National Government is campaigning on a platform of jobs and growth at the same time jobs are being haemorrhaged from many industries.
Last week UK Labour Party MP, Jo Cox, was gunned don on the street while working in her Electorate. The MUA and ITF are outraged by the incident and have expressed their condolences to Jo's family:
The Maritime Union of Australia is demanding an apology from Liberal MP Russell Matheson after he racially abused an unemployed seafarer outside of a Candidate’s Forum in Campbelltown last night.
The ITF is welcoming the announcement made at the ILO (International Labour Organization) International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva on Friday that could lead to the creation of new international standards to protect those working in global supply chains.
By Stephen Long for ABC.net.au. Originally published here.
A multinational corporation labelled Australia's worst tax avoider by members of a Senate inquiry has added $7 billion to an "in house" loan that critics say is designed to shift billions of dollars of income offshore.
The Maritime International Federation (MIF), which consists of regional transport unions, is disturbed by the heavy handed approach of police in Papua New Guinea in the wake of today’s shootings.
Flag of convenience (FoC) shipping is a major security risk along Australia's coastline, the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has warned.
Leslie Joseph Parsonage Symes, former ITF Coordinator has died aged 82. See National Secretary Paddy Crumlin's announcement below.
This obituary by Diane Kirkby, author of Voice From the Ships: Australia's Seafarers and Research Professor (Emeritus) of History, La Trobe University appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on Fairfax websites today. Originally published here.