The MUA Sydney Branch rallied outside the live recording of the ABC’s QandA program on December 11, targeting special guest Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.Read more
Deputy National Secretary Will Tracey reports that for 5 years now the MUA has been engaged in a bitter struggle for the rights of MUA seafaring members to continue to work in the Australian offshore oil and gas industry.Read more
Australian Senate Inquiry Finds Flag of Convenience Shipping Poses Serious Risks To National Security
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says the Turnbull Government can no longer ignore its national security responsibilities in the wake of damning findings today by the Senate Inquiry into Flag of Convenience (FOC) Shipping.
The MUA was front and centre of the ACTU NexGen 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.
Australian Border Force (ABF) officials will be back in the hot seat today as the Senate Inquiry into Flag of Convenience (FOC) Shipping resumes.Read more
The Fair Work Ombudsman has been forced to drop its landmark case against crew members of the Tandara Spirit
A delegation of Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) workers from Newcastle have driven nearly 1,000km to the northern Victorian city of Echuca this week to deliver thousands of dollars raised for Parmalat workers who have been locked out of their workplace since January 18.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has hailed the Canadian Government’s settlement with Canadian unions over breaches of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program as a victory for common sense.Read more
This is a copy of a correspondance from International Transport Workers’ Federation President and Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary, Mr Paddy Crumlin to the Spanish Minister of Infrastructures, Inigo de la Serna Hernàiz regarding a labour arrangement in Spanish ports that could result in the loss of up to 8,000 jobs for unionised dockworkers.Read more