The MUA was front and centre of the ACTU NextGen Conference in Sydney, which was designed to identify up and coming trade unionists and equip them with campaigning and networking tools to fight future campaigns.
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MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns.
Today, casual workers can celebrate after a court has reinforced that non-permanent employees could be entitled to long service leave.
In setting a significant precedent, the Supreme Court of South Australia squashed an appeal by Flinders Ports, who were fighting the Industrial Magistrate’s decision that found a casual harbour worker was eligible for long service entitlements.
Branches around the country have had their hand in commemorating merchant navy sailors killed at sea this week.
Significant delegations of members past and present attended respective Merchant Navy Day ceremonies in Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory on Wednesday.
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Recently the Labor stalwart was in South Australia and MUA delegates and officials from the local branch were treated to his presence at an election fundraiser at Adelaide’s Crowne Plaza.
Branch Secretary Jamie Newlyn said Hawke, at 83 years old, still had as much enthusiasm and passion as the time he was in office.