Port Waratah Coal Services workers and union supporters from across the country and around the world will rally tomorrow (Friday) to demand that PWCS cease its union-busting posture and negotiate a fair deal.
The mass rally will take place at 1pm at Curlew St, Kooragang Island, Newcastle, opposite the front gate of the PWCS terminal.
The rally will feature a host of high-level union leaders from a cross-section of industries.
“I have come here with a simple message for PWCS: the global maritime community is now taking on this fight,” said Willie Adams, the Secretary-Treasurer for the US International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), who is traveling in Australia to build solidarity for PWCS workers.Read more
In a further sign of the strengthening of ties between maritime workers around the globe, the MUA, US International Longshore and Warehouse Union and MUNZ inked key ports alliance agreements to broaden campaigning across borders on behalf of maritime workers.Read more