Acting National Assistant Secretary Garry Keane reports that the CSL Thevenard sailed from the port of Ho-Ping in Taiwan for Melbourne on the morning of Wednesday 18th January.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) insists that any financial assistance package being offered by state and federal governments to Alcoa’s Portland Smelter involves a commitment by the company to Australian coastal shipping.
The Turnbull Government plans to attempt to pass the legislation to ratify the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP), a deeply flawed agreement that could cost up to 40,000 Australian jobs.
A full air and surface rescue operation is underway off the Queensland coast for a missing foreign crew member from the Flag of Convenience (FOC) bulk carrier SBI Samba.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation Australia (ITF) is demanding Australian authorities conduct a full investigation into why this latest tragedy occurred on a Greek owned ship before it enters an Australian port to load Australian cargo.
Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) veterans bore the brunt of The Baird Government’s bulldozer approach to decision making today when they took a stand against its controversial WestConnex project.
As Australia’s temporary work visa program faces fresh outcry, an economist has criticised the “mostly false” notion of skills shortages that underpins the entire scheme.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is calling on the Turnbull Government to hold a Royal Commission into the abuse of subclass 457 Visas, the alleged rorting of which is robbing Australians of jobs and the national economy of precious tax dollars.
Watch here as MUA Southern NSW Acting Branch Secretary Mick Cross helps to explain the changing nature of Port Kembla.
The MUA (still our union even though we are retired) is under enormous attack from without and within.
AOS AND OSM MUA “JOB SECURITY” AGREEMENTS VOTED UP OVERWHELMINGLY BY MUA MEMBERS
The results came in yesterday on the AOS and OSM votes for the new MUA “Job Security” agreement we have been pushing throughout the offshore industry after the High Court case came down.