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MUA Statement Re Allegations Against Former Branch Union Official

"The Union said it would co-operate fully with any police investigation."

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MUA Joins International Protests Against Worker Repression In Iran

MUA members and officials joined around 300 unionists, workers and members of the Australian Iranian community outside the Iranian Embassy in Canberra, protesting against the repression of workers' rights in Iran. Watch the video by MUA film maker and waterside worker COOPER SILK

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Rig Workers Say NO To Second Rate Agreement

An employer has failed to by pass the union and introduce a sub standard non union agreement to cover rig workers.

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ILWU Convention: Job Security

MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin was special guest speaker at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Convention, in Seattle from 8-12 June 2009. He led an MUA delegation of seven, including Jamie Newlyn, SA, Robert Patchett, Victoria, Glen Wood, Sydney, Steve Cumberlidge, Brisbane, Wade Eaton, WA, Michael Ryan, Victoria and Dennis Outram, Newcastle.

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Black Saturday Bushfire Class Action

More than 700 people affected by the Black Saturday bushfire in the Kinglake area have registered as members of a class action against power company SP Ausnet.

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Newcastle Community Remembers Mariners Lost In War

The Japanese sank 18 vessels and attacked another 15, during WWII, killing 277 merchant mariners and 223 medical personnel, as well as attacking the Sydney and Newcastle coastline.

 

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Iran: Labor Uprising Becomes Civil Uprising

This Friday Sydney MUA members will bus to the Iranian Embassy in Canberra to join the growing protests against the

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Hammerchild

Check out the graphic new video clip against the exploitation of child labour produced by the International Trade Union Confederation

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Critics Ignore Ferry Progress

OUTDATED FIGURES IGNORE REAL IMPROVEMENT IN THE RELIABILITY OF SYDNEY FERRIES

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Union Sponsors Human Justice In The Arts

This year the Blake Society has teamed up with the MUA to award a $5,000 Blake Prize for Human Justice. This new award category will acknowledge and promote the work of artists highlighting issues of justice.

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