Labour’s new policy on work and wages, announced today, is good for the working people of New Zealand.
The Maritime Union is urging the Government to push through the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to protect workers from exploitation and abuse.
The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members.
The Maritime Union welcomes the announcement by the Government of details for its inquiry into the fishing industry – but we want real answers.
The announcement of a ministerial inquiry into foreign fishing charter vessels in New Zealand waters is long overdue.