The Maritime Union is greatly saddened by the death of Maritime Union Lyttelton Branch President Brad Fletcher in a workplace accident on Thursday 28 August 2014. Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the death of Brad Fletcher, a full-time worker at the Port of Lyttelton, was a great shock. Brad was a highly respected figure in Lyttelton and within the Maritime Union, and the Union would be supporting his workmates and family.
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.
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