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MUA takes Chevron concerns to US Consul General

The Maritime Union of Australia has delivered a letter to the US Consul General asking for a meeting to voice its concerns about the practices of mining giant Chevron.

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TEEKAY Members Vote To Take Protected Industrial Action

Maritime Union of Australia members employed by tugboat operator Teekay Shipping have voted to take protected industrial action if EBA negotiations with the company do not reach a resolution.

The MUA represents deckhands who work for Teekay, which is contracted by BHP Billiton to run tugboat operations in Port Hedland.

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Second injury within weeks at East Swanson Dock underscores need for National Stevedoring Code of Practice

A second serious injury sustained by a stevedore employed by Patrick at East Swanson Dock has highlighted the danger of working on the waterfront and the need for the urgent establishment of a National Stevedoring Code of Practice.

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Agreement takes Maritime Labour Convention into new stage

The ITF has praised today’s decision at the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva today to build on the success of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 by including in it new mechanisms to tackle crew abandonment.

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Global campaign to target Chevron over Gorgon delays and overruns

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has joined forces with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in a global campaign to build awareness over delays and cost overruns on Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project in Australia.

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MUA Urges Caution on Shipping Laws

The Maritime Union of Australia has urged the Abbott Government to protect Australian jobs, the maritime skills base and the environment when considering changes to laws covering coastal shipping in Australia.

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Workplace express: Coalition adds Allseas bill to repeal list

The Coalition has added the former Labor government's legislation extending Australia's migration zone to cover all offshore resources activity to the "red tape" it is targeting for repeal.

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