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.
Maritime Union of New Zealand Blog
The fifth conference of the Maritime Union of New Zealand is being held from 8–11 November in Wellington.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand mourns the death of union leader Helen Kelly, aged 52.
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 massive payroll error means New Zealanders are owed billions in holiday backpay.
But every day a million dollars of that debt is being written off as it passes the six year statute of limitations. Tell the government to stop the clock on the write-off while we get this problem fixed.