The Maritime Union of Australia says its officials and members are in no way connected to the illegal importation of cigarettes on Australia’s waterfront.
Expansion is on the horizon for mental health service provider Hunterlink, which celebrated its fifth birthday in the form of an industry dinner in Newcastle on Friday.
Celebrations were chalked up as a success after guests went home regenerated after a string of inspirational speeches that reflected on the work that Hunterlink has achieved in the past five years.
The union has become aware that the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is attempting to communicate with members regarding the recent Hutchison Ports dispute. While this is a disgraceful waste of taxpayers’ money, it may also cause unnecessary concern among the membership.
A delegation of top trade unionists met Palestinian government ministers and senior PLO officials and were warmly welcomed by union leaders and activists in Palestine during a three-day visit last week to promote justice and workers’ rights.
New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shown he wants to keep employment and industrial relations as an ideological battleground with his surprise decision to promote Western Australian Senator Michaelia Cash to Minister for Employment
It was a full house with more than 110 officials, delegates, traditional owners and international guests from Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and New Zealand, in attendance at the MUA NT 2015 conference last week.
New Marine Orders, introduced by the Australian Maritime and Safety Authority (AMSA) that apply to all seafarer members took effect on 1 April 2014.
By Nassim Khadem for the SMH.com
Chevron's tax filings face repeated challenges from the United States and other global tax authorities, according to a new union-backed report that calls on world governments to crack down on the energy giant's alleged profit-shifting tactics.
A report released today in Geneva has revealed the extent of tax avoidance undertaken by US-based oil giant, Chevron, on its largest global project – the Gorgon LNG project in Australia.
You may be aware that Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) has sold its work health assessment business to Sonic Health Plus, effective 2 October 2015.