The global union federation for the world’s transport workers begins a top-level meeting in Panama today. The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has chosen the country as venue for the meeting in recognition of the nation’s status as a key global transport hub and component of the Federation’s plans for building the future of work.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation has called for the Coroner to recommend charging the captain of the MV Sage Sagittarius in connection with mysterious deaths at sea.
Domestic and international trade union leaders have paid tribute to former President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Helen Kelly, who died overnight following a battle with cancer at the age of 52.
Screening of the new documentary on the Timor Sea issues: “Time to Draw the Line”.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in conjunction with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has established a new campaign centre in Sydney as the engine room of ITF campaigning in the Asia-Pacific.
Mining giant Rio Tinto has been linked to a second so-called "ship of shame" detained by Australian authorities for failure to pay crew wages.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has thrown its support behind the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU’s) Buy Australian campaign that would require all major government projects and services to use locally manufactured goods, such as steel, iron, clothing and equipment.
A bulk carrier granted a Temporary License by the Turnbull Government to replace an Australian ship has been labeled an outrageous disgrace by ITF Australia following revelations the ship’s crew hasn’t been paid for several months.
MUA says Parliament should do its job and vote on marriage equality without a costly, divisive plebiscite
MUA National Council has reaffirmed its support for marriage equality, passing a resolution at National Council that the matter should be dealt with by the Parliament now without the need for a costly and divisive plebiscite.