Stevedoring workers, dock workers, known best in Australia as WHARFIES, make up the majority of MUA members.
The International Transport Workers' Federation is reporting that Indonesian dockers are being intimidated for their opposition of Hutchison taking over the terminal in Jakarta.
Dockers in the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) are facing a future of uncertainty after the Indonesia Port Company (IPC) made a deal with global network terminal operator Hutchison Port Holdings to let them operate the port for the next 20 years.READ MORE
The Maritime Union of Australia will unleash every tool available – legal, political and industrial – to stop Hutchison Ports Australia unfairly sacking almost half of its waterfront workforce.
HPA plans to cut 97 out of 224 jobs – more than 40% of its workforce - at Port Botany and Brisbane.READ MORE