The fifth conference of the Maritime Union of New Zealand is being held from 8–11 November in Wellington.
A video report of the MUA National Conference 2016 produced by Local 13 member True Saamu
The Maritime Union is playing an active role in the campaign against the TPPA free trade deal and has linked up to North American maritime workers fighting against the free trade deal.
Heavy criticism of the use of overseas labour in the New Zealand fishing industry in a major US Government report is justified, and confirms how bad practices have become in the New Zealand maritime sector.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand supports the ILWU struggle for decent jobs at the Port of Longview.
Leading international mining and maritime unions representing millions of workers around the world are meeting in Auckland.
New Zealand unions including the Maritime Union delivered a letter to officials of the Mexican Embassy expressing concern at the use of force against Mexican workers.