A global campaign against oil operator Chevron has come to New Zealand, with maritime unions saying the company has a bad record of dealing with local communities around the world.Read more
By Heath Aston
Multinational fossil fuel companies behind Australia's biggest resources project are among a group of petrol and oil companies asked to explain tens of billions of dollars they hold in tax havens across the globe.Read more
This week National Secretary Paddy Crumlin was in the USA to confront Chevron at their annual shareholder's meeting as a follow-on from last year's meeting in Midland, Texas. Along with a number of other opponents to Chevron's actions globally, Crumlin held a press conference as President of the ITF:Read more
The MUA’s own, Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman was bestowed with an ACTU Award in recognition of his long service to the MUA and wider union movement.
In a surprise diversion from the 2015 Congress agenda, ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick called Doleman to the stage presenting delegates with a brief overview of his achievements.Read more
A large and noisy rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron has taken place outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth this morning.
The protest was called by the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) to alert the New Zealand public to the poor practices of Chevron, that have led to major disputes in the Australian offshore oil and gas industry and around the world.Read more
International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin today declared Australia’s Barrow Island a Port of Convenience due to Chevron's history of union-busting efforts in the offshore oil and gas sector.Read more
The International Transport Workers’ Federation held concerns for the welfare of workers trapped on Barrow Island as they prepared for the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Olwyn.
More than 1,000 workers were stranded on Barrow Island, off the north-west coast of Australia, after Chevron stuffed up plans to evacuate its workforce ahead of the arrival of the Category Three Cyclone.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia says workers on Chevron’s Barrow Island are stuck in a horror movie after the company stuffed up its plans to evacuate its workforce ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Olwyn.Read more
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.Read more