A global campaign against oil operator Chevron has come to New Zealand, with maritime unions saying the company has a bad record of dealing with local communities around the world.
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 backing the Green Party’s policy to implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping.
OIl and gas alliance unions are calling on the Government to boost safety measures in the offshore industry.
The Maritime Union says the Government needs to boost its monitoring and enforcement of safety regulations for the offshore oil and gas industry.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has congratulated the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in its successful and ongoing campaign in improving wages and conditions in the offshore industry.