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Published: 23 Mar 2020
During this current COVID-19 health crisis we have brought together the following information for members.
What is Coronavirus
Workplace Health and Safety Obligations
The Maritime Union of Australia has made the following demands on governments and employers during this global health crisis.
Every effort must be made by Government, employers and workers to upgrade personal hygiene and minimise person to person contact, workers should co-operate in all necessary measures to achieve these objectives.
The MUA will continue to review its position daily to consider any legal directions by health authorities charged with oversight of the COVID19 pandemic.
If you have further questions, contact your health and safety representative at your worksite.
More information can be found here:
ACTU Coronavirus Website
Australian Border Force Commercial Vessel Advice
Department of Health Notice Maritime Industry
International Chamber of Shipping Guidance for Ship Operators
ETF Letter to Commission of Transport European Commission
UNITY BANK Information for financial assistance for members
MARITIME SUPER Information regarding early access to Superannuation
Job Seeker Payment and Coronavirus Supplement