Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that the ship Vega Auriga should be detained in a New Zealand port until it is deemed seaworthy and crew issues have been fixed.
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.
The Maritime Union is extremely concerned about the lack of public information about a Tauranga port worker who died last week.
Maritime Union National President Garry Parsloe says Ports of Auckland management is trying to get off the hook from its involvement with extreme right wing bloggers during the Ports of Auckland dispute. Information revealed...
Ports of Auckland must come clean after revelations in Nicky Hager’s new book “Dirty Politics.”
The Maritime Union says the passing of a bill today 31 July 2014 reforming the fishing industry is a major step in fixing serious problems.
Labour’s new policy on work and wages, announced today, is good for the working people of New Zealand.