The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has accused large multinational companies BHP and BlueScope Steel of using the January holiday period to quietly sack nearly 80 Australian seafarers and replace them with $2 an hour exploited foreign labour on the Australian coast.Read more
Hutchison Ports Australia have delivered a brutal and totally outrageous log of claims to the MUA and its members going further than any previous stevedoring employer in waterfront history in attacking wages and working conditions on the waterfront.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.
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.