Western Australia Branch News

MUA-CFMEU Inaugural Branch Conference Kicks Off In Western Australia

The MUA and CFMEU will formally open their first combined conference in Western Australia today as they bring together union members and leaders, not only from across the country but around the world.

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MUA-CFMEU Western Australia Conference a Hit With Delegates

Internationalism, inequality and the real value of organising were on the agenda at the inaugural MUA-CFMEU WA Branch Conference in Fremantle today, with an impressive line-up of domestic and international union leaders addressing delegates.

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Disclosures to the Members for the 2016 Financial Year WA

Detailed in following document is the information required to be disclosed to the members as per the governing rules of the MUA. 

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MUA Numbers Strong in Fremantle May Day Rally

MUA members were out in droves over the weekend taking part in May Day marches held in all capital cities and most regional towns. 

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Internationalism and Solidarity: Taking the WA Branch Forward

The Biennial WA Branch conference has drawn to a close after a five-day extravaganza that saw thousands of people from all over the country and world descend on the port town of Fremantle.

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The February Edition of Rank & File is Available to View and Download

The latest edition of the WA Branch newspaper the Rank & File voice is available to download here. 

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WA Branch Conference Agenda Available to View Online

Next week the WA biennial kicks off in Fremantle. All those who will be attending are encouraged to read the agenda which is available here.

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ITF: ‘Time For an Honest Conversation from Chevron’

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) are urging Chevron to have an honest conversation with workers, shareholders and consumers on the state of the Gorgon project located off the coast of Western Australia.

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The MUA Agrees: Muscle Flexing is Needed to Protect Resources Jobs

The Maritime Union of Australia is calling on politicians to actively defend Australian jobs following the example of Federal Labor politician, Alannah MacTiernan, who yesterday spoke out on behalf of resource workers.
 
MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin urged politicians from all side of politics to follow suit, to stand up and be counted on promoting local labour.

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DP World must bargain in good faith

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has asked the Fair Work Commission to compel DP World to bargain in good faith, in its negotiations for a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) for waterfront workers in Fremantle and around the country.

DP World, which is a subsidiary of Citibank and global terminal operator Dubai Ports, recently announced the retrenchment of 12 workers in Fremantle.

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