Two serious port accidents have occurred since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand’s port safety.
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.
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.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation is reiterating the need for stringent health and safety measures in ports after an operator in New Zealand was found responsible for a waterside workers death. A Wellington court ruled in...
The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) is an international treaty adopted by the International Labour Organisation and lays out minimum rights for seafarers and promotes good employment practices across the shipping industry.