The MUA has been actively involved in support of the 55 sacked workers from the Carlton United Breweries in Melbourne since they were sacked and offered their jobs back on significantly less wages.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is disgusted at the decision by oil giant BP to take the last Aussie-crewed fuel tanker, the MT British Fidelity, off the Australian coast.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia’s national conference today fully endorsed the announcement the “Father of Reconciliation,” Pat Dodson will fill a Senate vacancy - celebrating it as a win for all Australians.Read more
From Queensland safety regulations to international solidarity a vast array of speakers proved for a successful conference and educational experience for delegates at the inaugural State Branch Conference.Read more
In recognition of an historic win, Dutch wharfies from FNV invited international supporters to a celebration as an acknowledgement of their solidarity during the successful ‘Put the Money Back’ campaign.Read more
The ALP National Conference in Melbourne has passed a resolution officially confirming what we already knew - that former Resources Minister and ACTU President Martin Ferguson is a disgrace.
Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary Paddy Crumlin and WA Branch Secretary Christy Cain put up the resolution, supported by Australian Workers Union National Secretary Scott McDine.
The Maritime Union of Australia has already made its mark on the first day of the Labor Party Conference in backing, moving and speaking on a number of resolutions.
The three-day Melbourne conference was opened with a standing ovation for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten who addressed the crowd in spruiking the ALP’s environmental policy.Read more
The MUA’s own, Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman was bestowed with an ACTU Award in recognition of his long service to the MUA and wider union movement.
In a surprise diversion from the 2015 Congress agenda, ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick called Doleman to the stage presenting delegates with a brief overview of his achievements.Read more
Being prepared to oust Abbott at the next election was a clear priority for the approximately 1000 unionists gathered in Melbourne for the 2015 ACTU Congress.
As such, the current ACTU executive made up of Secretary Dave Oliver, President Ged Kearney and Assistant Secretaries Michael Borowick and Scott Connolly were all re-elected unopposed.Read more
MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns.
This year speeches were centred around the need to be prepared for a snap Federal Election and to start organising against the Abbott Government now.Read more