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Notice of Appointment Scrutineers and Scrutineers Rights and Responsibilities

The documents pertaining to Scrutineers are now available here:

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Flash Mob of Women Descend on BP in Defence of Australian Jobs

More than 100 women participants from Women in Male Dominated Occupations and Industries (WiMDOI) showed BP that dumping their Australian crew from the British Loyalty Tanker would not be tolerated.

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MUA Makes Huge Showing at May Day Rallies

MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns.

This year speeches were centred around the need to be prepared for a snap Federal Election and to start organising against the Abbott Government now.

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Save a Seafarer

The MUA is ramping up its Our Coast. Our Fuel. Our Security. campaign and requires the support of all members and friends. See this joint statement from Assistant National Secretaries Ian Bray and Warren Smith:

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JOB ADVERT: Fremantle Receptionist (F/T)

As an alternative to the previously-advertised job-share Receptionist position, we are looking at possibly filling the role full-time. See full description here

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Urgent Appeal For Our Ni-Van Neighbours

Ni-Vanuatu are an optimistic bunch, even in the wake of Cyclone Pam, one of the biggest natural disasters to have struck the South Pacific archipelago.

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Breakthrough Win in NSCOP Battle

Against the odds, the Maritime Union of Australia achieved an upset win in its ongoing campaign for a National Stevedoring Code of Practice with members of Safe Work Australia yesterday voting to approve it as a code.

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MUA Recognises International Workers’ Memorial Day

The Maritime Union of Australia has joined the chorus of unions in remembering the millions of people who are killed or injured at work each year.

This year the MUA is supporting the Australian Council of Trade Union’s moves to make company directors liable for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) fines resulting from workplace deaths.

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Procedures for Replacement Ballot Paper Applications and Absentee Voting

Please read the following important information for the procedure on applying for either a replacement ballot paper, or absentee vote:

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ACTU: International Workers’ Memorial Day - Make Company Directors Personally Liable for Workplace Deaths

Company Directors would be made personally liable for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) fines resulting from workplace death, even if they restructure their business to avoid payment.

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