Category: Media releases
The Maritime Union has welcomed the release of the Auckland Council commissioned report into health and safety failings at the Ports of Auckland – and says its findings mean the current CEO must be removed.
The Maritime Union says the failure to promptly take steps to enable the public release of a health and safety report at Ports of Auckland should be the final straw for the Auckland Council.
An international shipper is threatening the future of New Zealand coastal shipping by exploiting legal loopholes.
The Maritime Union has welcomed comments from the Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff and Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety, Michael Wood, that they expect major changes at the Ports when the new Auckland Council-commissioned safety report is released.
The Maritime Union says Ports of Auckland needs to cut its losses and put its automation project on hold to alleviate pressure on New Zealand businesses.
Stevedoring employer ISO’s negligence led to the death of a young woman employee in 2018. This is a symptom of the health and safety crisis on the New Zealand waterfront.