Tagged: solidarity

Maritime Union offers solidarity to Japan 0

Maritime Union offers solidarity to Japan

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has offered its sympathy and solidarity with the people of Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 11 March.

Maritime workers relief fund for Canterbury earthquake 0

Maritime workers relief fund for Canterbury earthquake

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has started a relief fund to assist maritime workers and their families affected by the devastating earthquake.

New Zealand workers rally in support of Mexican workers 1

New Zealand workers rally in support of Mexican workers

New Zealand union representatives will rally on Thursday 17 February 2011 outside the Mexican Embassy in Wellington at 12.30pm in support of Mexican workers’ rights as part of an international week of solidarity actions.

1951 lockout documentary (part 1) 1

1951 lockout documentary (part 1)

In 1951, New Zealand temporarily became a police state. Civil liberties were curtailed, freedom of speech denied, and the Government used force against its own citizens. This film tells the story of the infamous lockout of waterside workers and the nationwide strike which followed.

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped 0

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped

The Maritime Union is calling for the abandonment of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, describing the free trade plan as a “sell out to global corporations.”

Employment law changes will create backlash against Government 0

Employment law changes will create backlash against Government

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has vowed to go on the offensive against employment law changes pushed through by the National Government.