A large and noisy rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron has taken place outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth on the morning of Tuesday 12 May 2015.
Maritime Union of New Zealand
The Maritime Union of New Zealand was formed in 2002 when the New Zealand Waterfront Workers’ Union and the New Zealand Seafarers’ Union joined together. We represent waterfront workers, seafarers and related workers in New Zealand.
Two serious port accidents have occurred since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand’s port safety.
The Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety.
The Maritime Union is supporting the national and international campaign against the TPPA (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) that undermines workers rights and democratic processes.
Maritime Union members at the Ports of Auckland Limited have ratified a proposed agreement with their employer.
Paul Robeson is a name that would be known to most trade unionists of the older generation, and to many younger ones well versed in labour and trade union history.