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Just in time for winter, seven wharfies from DP World, Botany have voluntarily gone bald, but it was all for a good cause.
Joining them in their fundraising efforts, which saw them bag more than $7000 for the Leukemia Foundation, was Belinda Koleski who dyed her long dark locks a variety of colours as part of the World’s Greatest Shave.Read more
The MUA is showing their resolve in continuing to fight for members’ rights and jobs, protect their penalty rates and job security at DP World.
On Monday hundreds turned out to a rally was held outside of the Sydney Branch unions rooms.
Unfortunately two bus loads of members could not make the event due to the Sydney Siege unfolding just four bucks away and the MUA also had to cancel their march to Town Hall, nonetheless wharfies were joined in solidarity by other MUA members, other unions, students and various other supporters.Read more
Unions from across Victoria have joined the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at a Melbourne rally today, urging the Abbott Government to back Australian workers and clearly dissociate themselves from the attack on penalty rates by container terminal operator Dubai Ports World.Read more
The ACTU and Maritime Union of Australia have urged terminal operator Dubai Ports World to get back to the negotiating table for a new enterprise bargaining agreement.
Dubai Ports World began a lockout of MUA members in Melbourne and Sydney today, with protected industrial action set to begin in Fremantle tomorrow.Read more
THE Maritime Union of Australian has escalated strike action against DP World, as the union’s national secretary Paddy Crumlin accused the company of declaring war on its workforce.
In addition to strike action at company terminals in three states from today, the MUA said workers at the Port Botany terminal in Sydney would strike for 12 hours over next Monday and Tuesday.Read more