Global union leaders will attend a Seoul court next Tuesday, 26 July, to witness the treatment of Cho Sung-deok, one of several South Korean union leaders who have been put on show trials on trumped-up charges.
Global union leaders witnessed the sentencing of the latest union leader to be unjustly tried in South Korea, and pledged their support for the country’s trade unions in the face of ongoing persecution.
Global union leaders will be in court in Seoul tomorrow (26 July), to witness the latest in a series of unjust trials of South Korean union leaders. They will then report on what they have seen directly outside the building.
The Darwin community is gearing up for a rally in Darwin on Saturday to voice their ongoing concerns over the Turnbull Government’s handling of the Royal Commission into the treatment of children in the Northern Territory’s youth detention system.
The Maritime Union of Australia has vowed to keep up pressure for national changes in the juvenile justice system following a damning expose on the ABC’s 4 Corners program on Monday night.
The program, which has received extensive coverage in both domestic and international media, showed young people being tear-gassed, stripped naked and strapped to mechanical chairs wearing so-called spit hoods for hours at a time while held in the Northern Territory’s juvenile justice system.
Transport Minister Darren Chester must provide greater certainty for the Australian shipping industry by ruling out any return of the Turnbull Government’s flawed WorkChoices on Water legislation.
Maintenance workers from around Australia, New Zealand and the west coast of USA have descended upon Adelaide for a two-day conference covering the unique issues maintenance workers are faced with.
The battle between the Abbott-Turnbull Government and the MUA will come to a conclusion when the High Court hands down its ruling on a dispute about whether Australians have a right to work in Australia’s offshore industry.
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has upheld the vital role of maritime cabotage in protecting jobs, economies and skills at a TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) stakeholder event in Brussels, Belgium, today.
The MUA joined workers from around the world out in force to highlight the issues faced by wharfies around the world.