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Sydney Wharfies Protest Against Hutchison's Planned Job Cuts

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Rally to support 100 workers getting sacked by Hutchison Ports Australia

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ACTU: Abbott Government’s Industry Super ‘Fix’ Will Hurt Retirement Savings

The Federal Government’s proposed changes to the governance of superannuation funds will undermine Australia’s high preforming Industry Super Funds and could see millions of Australians retire with less in their super.

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MUA Ready to Negotiate While Hutchison Ports Goes to War

The Maritime Union of Australia will unleash every tool available – legal, political and industrial – to stop Hutchison Ports Australia unfairly sacking almost half of its waterfront workforce.

HPA plans to cut 97 out of 224 jobs – more than 40% of its workforce - at Port Botany and Brisbane.

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JOB ADVERT: Central Queensland Organiser (Brisbane Based)

An opportunity is available for a self-starting Organiser based in Brisbane, for the full job description, click here.

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JOB ADVERT: Townsville Organiser

An opportunity is available for a self-starting Organiser in Northern Queensland.  The opportunity offered is based in Townsville, for the full job description, click here. 

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MUA Appeal Overturns Commissioner and Gifts Patrick Workers 11.75 per cent Super

The MUA has come out on top over Patrick Stevedores after successfully appealing a Fair Work Commission decision. 

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Phoenix Rising: Hutchison Ramps Up Union Busting Attempt

The third operator in the ports of Botany and Brisbane, Hong-Kong based Hutchison, has embarked on a union-busting campaign. The MUA will keep all members updated on developments. See this leaflet compiled by Assistant National Secretary Warren Smith with the latest.

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Vale Kevin Cook (Cookie) 1939-2015

It is with great sadness that the MUA reports the passing of Kevin Cook (Cookie as he was affectionately known), who passed away peacefully on Saturday morning at the nursing home in Summer Hill where he has lived since the passing of his partner Judy a couple of years ago.

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It’s Official: Martin Ferguson is a Disgrace

The ALP National Conference in Melbourne has passed a resolution officially confirming what we already knew - that former Resources Minister and ACTU President Martin Ferguson is a disgrace.

Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary Paddy Crumlin and WA Branch Secretary Christy Cain put up the resolution, supported by Australian Workers Union National Secretary Scott McDine.

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The Best WTF Moment of the 47th ALP National Conference

Read the below report by Alex Brooks, which was written about National Secretary Paddy Crumlin at the time of the union securing the National Shipping Policy on the second day of the Labor Party's National Conference

Originally published here on the Labor Herald website.

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Rally Against the China Free Trade Agreement

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