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 Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the decision today by the Federal Court to reject the massive fines sought by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in the Hutchison sacked-by-text scandal is a victory for common sense.Read more
The MUA joined workers from around the world out in force to highlight the issues faced by wharfies around the world.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia has had a huge win in the Fair Work Commission in retaining current penalty rates despite opposition by well-resourced stevedoring employers.Read more