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
Workers and their families rallied today at the Darwin Local Court in support of the family of a seafarer who was killed at Hudson Creek in January of this year.Read more
A delegation of Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) workers from Newcastle have driven nearly 1,000km to the northern Victorian city of Echuca this week to deliver thousands of dollars raised for Parmalat workers who have been locked out of their workplace since January 18.Read more
The Australian Council of Trade Unions is calling on Employment Minister Michaelia Cash to ensure the Turnbull Government’s proposed Building Code cannot operate retrospectively if introduced.
The Community Organising session began with a video overview of the MUA’s Campaigns Intensive program, where women, youth, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Veteran members were brought together to train in the fundamentals of community campaigning; including phone banking and doorknocking.Read more
More than four hundred workers from several unions, most notably from CFMEU construction, took their fight straight to multi-billion dollar miner Rio Tinto for its complicity in sacking Australian seafarers and replacing them with foreign workers paid as little as $2-an-hour.Read more