The Morrison Government has outright rejected a union push to establish a national system of uniform industrial manslaughter laws, saying existing laws should be better enforced and that a separate offence would create an “unrealistic expectation” of justiceRead more
The MUA has joined forces with the CFMEU to raise awareness of violence against women in the global 16 days of activism.Read more
No more deaths on the waterfront.
That was the clear message coming out of the inaugural Sydney Branch Stevedoring Safety Conference, held on 8-9 November at the MUA Conference Centre, Sydney.
The MUA’s final legal hurdle to its historic merger with the CFMEU and TCFUA has been cleared with the Fair Work Commission knocking back an appeal by rogue employer groups the Australian Mines and Metal Association and Master Builders Australia.Read more
MUA Branches from across the country and the CFMEU Victorian-Tasmanian Branch have donated $20,000 to striking Exxon/UGL workers who have been on a picket line for 350 days.Read more
The MUA Sydney Branch today held a rally with over 1,000 workers to demand the right to strike as part of the wider Change The Rules campaign.
As members of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and The Maritime Union of Australia and the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia have approved the amalgamation of these organisations, Deputy President Gostencnik has fixed 27 March 2018 as the day on which the amalgamation is to take effect.
Mining and building industry groups have lodged an appeal against the creation of a super union.Read more
This is a great day for our union, the TCFUA, CFMEU and the entire trade union movement in Australia and internationally.Read more
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