The Maritime Union of New Zealand was formed in 2002 when the New Zealand Waterfront Workers’ Union and the New Zealand Seafarers’ Union joined together. We represent waterfront workers, seafarers and related workers in New Zealand.Read more
A massive payroll error means New Zealanders are owed billions in holiday backpay.
But every day a million dollars of that debt is being written off as it passes the six year statute of limitations. Tell the government to stop the clock on the write-off while we get this problem fixed.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention by the New Zealand Government.Read more
Foreign crew aboard a detained ship in Tauranga have received interim payments totalling thousands of dollars after unions intervened following several months of serious problems.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The Maritime Union is supporting the campaign against zero hour contracts. Please sign the Labour Party petition here.Read more
Employer groups around the world try to undermine the right to strike. Join the global action on February 18 to stop them.Read more