Dangerous levels of fatigue among vessel traffic controllers is endangering individual safety and risking a shipping catastrophe, an expert report has shown.
No more deaths on the waterfront.
That was the clear message coming out of the inaugural Sydney Branch Stevedoring Safety Conference, held on 8-9 November at the MUA Conference Centre, Sydney.
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The MUA Sydney Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 29 November at Maroubra Sports Club (Malabar Rd, Maroubra) from 10am - 2pm.
The position of third stevedoring operator Hutchison has nothing to do with its enterprise agreement, despite what has been claimed in the media by commentators and unnamed sources.
The Sydney Branch has thrown its full support behind the Redfern community in its determination to stop ‘The Block’ from being developed and to stop their community from being forced out of Redfern.
The fundamental industrial right to collectively bargain is being denied to 50 ferry workers.
Manly Fast Ferries, which operates between Circular Quay and Manly, has adopted a whole host of anti-worker, union-busting tactics, to discourage its workforce from organising to obtain a better deal.
MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns.