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New ports bill a positive move

The Maritime Union says a new members bill that will increase the transparency and accountability of publicly owned New Zealand ports is a positive move and has wide support.

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Maritime Union outlines 2011 election priorities

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says secure jobs, improved wages and conditions, national sovereignty, and major improvements to New Zealand’s maritime and transport policy are its election priorities.

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Ultimate responsibility for Rena disaster lies with the Government

The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members.

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Fishing inquiry must shine a light into dark places

The Maritime Union welcomes the announcement by the Government of details for its inquiry into the fishing industry – but we want real answers.

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Maritime Union backs Tax Justice

The Maritime Union will be among official campaign supporters attending the handover of the Tax Justice petition at Parliament Buildings tomorrow Tuesday 16 August 2011.

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“Time to lance the boil” in fishing industry shame

The announcement of a ministerial inquiry into foreign fishing charter vessels in New Zealand waters is long overdue.

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Maritime workers board Flag of Convenience ships in national week of action

New Zealand maritime workers will be going up the gangway this week to check out ships flying “flags of convenience” and ensure that crew conditions, wages, and health and safety standards are up to scratch.

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Reverse tax cuts for millionaires – and leave our public services alone!

New Zealand workers should copy workers in the UK, USA, Ireland and France who have strongly resisted attacks on public services and workers in those services.

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