The Maritime Union of Australia says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is trying to rob traditional land owners of their voice, after he assured Adani mine’s Indian bosses the Federal Government would resolve a native title issue over their site.Read more
There are more than 100 international guests this week attending the MUA Quadrennial Conference on the Gold Coast and a handful of them spoke on a panel about International co-operation and solidarity.Read more
On November 5, the government of Nicaragua issued an environmental permit to Chinese conglomerate HKND for the construction of its proposed trans-Nicaraguan canal. The approval comes after an official review of HKND's Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), including public meetings with total attendance of about 3,000.Read more
After years in the making, the Maritime International Federation has cleared the final hurdle in being established.
At the Maritime Union of Australia Special National Council meeting in Sydney this week, the MUA along with Maritime Union of New Zealand, the Papua New Guinea Transport and Maritime Worker’s Union and Timor Leste’s SMETL, have formed a union federation in order to build capacity in the Asia-Pacific region.
This coming September marks the 20th Anniversary of one of the longest and most united industrial disputes ever seen in the history of the labour and trade union movement.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia has today welcomed the historic prisoner exchange deal between the US and Cuba, which will see the three remaining members of the ‘Cuban Five’ - as well as American Alan Gross - released from prison.
The MUA has campaigned strongly for the release of the Cuban Five since their arrest in 1998 and their subsequent conviction of conspiracy to commit espionage.Read more
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is backing the call by the ITUC for immediate world action to secure a ceasefire and negotiated settlement in Gaza.Read more
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has again called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, as its first cargo of medical aid arrived in the war-torn region.Read more
As its first lorryload of medical supplies begins its journey to Gaza, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), again backed calls for an immediate ceasefire there.Read more
The ITF is launching an emergency humanitarian appeal for money to supply medical supplies and equipment to the people of Gaza. We have also condemned the civilian death toll caused by the Gaza air strikes.Read more