Youth and women workers from the maritime industry throughout New Zealand attended the inaugural Maritime Women and Youth Seminar in Wellington on 8 July 2016.
On 7 July 2016 the International Transport Workers’ Federation and International Dockworkers’ Council are organising to observe a global day of action that recognises the important contribution dockworkers make to the global economy, the risks they face at work every day and their growing concerns for the future regarding attacks on their working conditions.
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.
The Maritime Union is supporting the national and international campaign against the TPPA (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) that undermines workers rights and democratic processes.
On 8 November 2014 Kiwis will kickstart the global day of action against the TPPA. TPPA poses an enormous threat to NZ’s ability to regulate for itself, and gives foreign investors and multinationals new rights to control our laws.