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Fishing Bill a major step towards fixing industry problems

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:01 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the passing of a bill reforming the fishing industry is a major step in fixing serious problems. More >>

Labour work and wages policy good for working people

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 3:26 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says Labour’s new policy on work and wages, announced today, is good for the working people of New Zealand. More >>

Maritime Union backs Green Party call for shipping lanes

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:51 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union is backing the Green Party’s policy to implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping, announced today. More >>

Government needs to get Fishing reform bill passed now

Sunday, 27 July 2014, 2:55 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union is urging the Government to push through a Bill reforming the fishing industry. More >>

Focus must now go on fishing industry jobs for NZ workers

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 4:25 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union says focus must now go on fishing industry jobs for New Zealand workers More >>

Ratification of global fisheries agreement a positive step

Friday, 28 February 2014, 9:42 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the ratification of a new global fisheries agreement by the New Zealand Government this week is positive news. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Port State Measures Agreement is designed to fight illegal, ... More >>

Latest serious incident on fishing vessel confirms fears

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 3:47 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a serious injury to a Government fisheries observer confirms its fears that the clean up of the fishing industry is not moving fast enough. More >>

Sorrow at death of Lyttelton watersider

Monday, 23 December 2013, 9:10 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says a watersider who died aboard a ship at the Port of Lyttelton yesterday was a union member. More >>

Maritime Union backs calls for shipping lanes

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 11:30 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The union that represents New Zealand shipping crews is backing calls for mandatory shipping lanes on the New Zealand coast. More >>

NZ fisheries under spotlight of global union campaign

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 10:24 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The New Zealand fishing industry is under the spotlight at a major international union meeting on the Asia Pacific fishing industry held in Auckland this week (15–17 October 2013). More >>

Government exempts ships of shame in NZ fishing industry

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 1:20 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says that an exemption for Japanese tuna fishers and some iwi quota holders in the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill should be thrown out. More >>

Warning flag over overseas labour in Rena clean up

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 3:16 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union is concerned that jobs on the Rena clean up project are going to overseas workers while New Zealand seafarers are out of work. More >>

Maritime Workers Join Day Of Action Against Asset Sales

Friday, 26 April 2013, 10:29 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union Of New Zealand Media Release: Maritime Workers Join National Day Of Action Against Asset Sales More >>

Findings on Oyang 70 sinking a stain of NZ's conscience

Friday, 8 March 2013, 4:52 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says the findings of a Coroner's inquest into the sinking of the Oyang 70, released today, make appalling reading. More >>

MUNZ Asks: Where Are Fishing Industry Jobs for Young NZers?

Friday, 8 March 2013, 9:16 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the fishing industry must provide well paid jobs for New Zealand workers rather than relying on overseas labour. More >>

Maritime Union members meet to discuss facilitator's finding

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 10:37 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union members meet to discuss facilitator's findings on Ports of Auckland collective agreement More >>

Maritime Union Response To Facilitators Recommendations

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 3:47 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand welcomes today the message from Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) that it is willing to compromise, on the basis of the recommendations of the facilitator, to reach the settlement of a collective agreement at the Port. More >>

Ports Of Auckland Fined $40,000 For Illegal Actions

Thursday, 13 December 2012, 9:11 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Employment Relations Authority has fined the Ports of Auckland $40,000 for illegally employing strike breaking contractors during industrial action at the Port earlier this year. More >>

Maritime Union Links To Building "Trans–Pacific Opposition"

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 11:05 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the TPPA (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) is attracting massive "Trans Pacific" opposition, not just in New Zealand. More >>

Union welcomes Mayor’s intervention in Port dispute

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 5:09 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

In a response to a letter received today from the Mayor of Auckland Len Brown on the Ports of Auckland dispute, the Maritime Union says it is committed to continuing to make every effort to settle a collective agreement with POAL. More >>

 

 

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