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ITF unions meet to shape the Future of Work

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog, In the news, Information, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Media Releases, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on ITF unions meet to shape the Future of Work

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: ITF unions meet to shape the Future of Work The unions, from every region of the world, are in the frontline of the ITF’s work to ensure a just transition for workers by shaping new ways of working, such as automation and platform […]

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Maritime Union, Labour & Greens Call for Action on Methyl Bromide

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog, Campaigns, Green Party, In the news, Labour Party, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Media Releases, Methyl bromide, New Zealand, Opposition Parties, poison, Press Release, safety, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union, Labour & Greens Call for Action on Methyl Bromide

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union, Labour & Greens Call for Action on Methyl Bromide Press releases were issued this morning by the Maritime Union of New Zealand, and our allies in the Labour and Green Parties. They are reprinted below.  The Maritime Union of New Zealand […]

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Maritime Union mourns death of Wellington member

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog, In the news, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Media Releases, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union mourns death of Wellington member

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union mourns death of Wellington member Union members and fellow workers around New Zealand mourn the loss of a friend, colleague and comrade who died yesterday in Wellington Hospital.  The 60-year-old man suffered severe head injuries while working at CentrePort on Tuesday […]

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Agreement in principle reached with Lyttelton Port Company

By   /  February 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Maritime Union of New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Agreement in principle reached with Lyttelton Port Company

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Agreement in principle reached with Lyttelton Port Company Lyttelton Port Company and the Maritime Union of New Zealand have reached an agreement in principle, and all upcoming strike notices are withdrawn.   After a final round of meetings this week the deal will […]

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Helen Kelly, friend and leader to New Zealand workers

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Blog, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Media Releases, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Helen Kelly, friend and leader to New Zealand workers

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Helen Kelly, friend and leader to New Zealand workers The Maritime Union of New Zealand mourns the death of union leader Helen Kelly, aged 52. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says Helen Kelly was a great friend to maritime […]

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Ratification of Maritime Labour Convention welcomed

By   /  March 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Ratification of Maritime Labour Convention welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ratification of Maritime Labour Convention welcomed The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention by the New Zealand Government. The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) is an international treaty adopted by the International Labour Organisation […]

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TPPA opposed by maritime workers internationally

By   /  February 3, 2016  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on TPPA opposed by maritime workers internationally

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: TPPA opposed by maritime workers internationally Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says union members have been campaigning for years against so-called free trade deals that undermine democracy and contain an anti-worker agenda. “The Maritime Union does not support free trade, we support […]

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Maritime Union concerned with reduction in ship inspections

By   /  December 16, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union concerned with reduction in ship inspections

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union concerned with reduction in ship inspections The Maritime Union of New Zealand is concerned about the reduction in monitoring of international shipping by Maritime New Zealand, the Government agency responsible for ensuring a “safe, secure and clean” maritime environment. Less […]

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Maritime Union backs calls for coastal shipping boost

By   /  December 8, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union backs calls for coastal shipping boost

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union backs calls for coastal shipping boost The Maritime Union is backing calls for the Government to get behind the coastal shipping sector. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says New Zealand is a maritime nation but there […]

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Sentencing for Lyttelton port death

By   /  August 6, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Sentencing for Lyttelton port death

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Sentencing for Lyttelton port death The Maritime Union has acknowledged the sentencing of Lyttelton Port Company for the 2014 death of Lyttelton port worker Brad Fletcher. At the Christchurch District Court today Judge John Strettell awarded reparations of $75,000 and a fine […]

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Meddling with health and safety bill a disgrace

By   /  July 24, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Meddling with health and safety bill a disgrace

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Meddling with health and safety bill a disgrace The Maritime Union has denounced the watering down of the Health and Safety Reform Bill as pandering to a greedy and irresponsible minority. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that […]

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Maritime Union comes to assistance of distressed crew on Lancelot V

By   /  July 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union comes to assistance of distressed crew on Lancelot V

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union comes to assistance of distressed crew on Lancelot V 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. The Greek owned and Panamanian flagged […]

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Trans Tasman maritime unions meet with NZ politicians in Chevron campaign

By   /  July 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Trans Tasman maritime unions meet with NZ politicians in Chevron campaign

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Trans Tasman maritime unions meet with NZ politicians in Chevron campaign 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. Newly […]

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Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident by admin · July 1, 2015 The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers on Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members. The man was taken to Dunedin Hospital following the […]

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Maritime Union notes guilty plea following Lyttelton port death

By   /  June 18, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union notes guilty plea following Lyttelton port death

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union notes guilty plea following Lyttelton port death Brad Fletcher The Maritime Union of New Zealand has noted the guilty plea of the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) to charges laid by Worksafe following the death of port worker Brad Fletcher in […]

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No to privatisation – keep Port of Lyttelton in our ownership

By   /  June 8, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on No to privatisation – keep Port of Lyttelton in our ownership

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: No to privatisation – keep Port of Lyttelton in our ownership The Maritime Union has repeated its warnings that the Christchurch City Council should not privatise key assets including the Port of Lyttelton. Port privatization would have negative outcomes for the City, […]

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Maritime Union welcomes sentencing in Wellington port death case

By   /  June 8, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union welcomes sentencing in Wellington port death case

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime Union welcomes sentencing in Wellington port death case Mark Samoa The Maritime Union has welcomed the sentencing of a port company following the death of a union member in a workplace accident in 2013. Mark Samoa died in a workplace accident […]

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Perth protest rally targets oil and gas giant Chevron’s New Zealand operation

By   /  May 12, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Perth protest rally targets oil and gas giant Chevron’s New Zealand operation

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Perth protest rally targets oil and gas giant Chevron’s New Zealand operation 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 protest […]

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More accidents follow calls for national inquiry into port safety

By   /  March 5, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on More accidents follow calls for national inquiry into port safety

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: More accidents follow calls for national inquiry into port safety A Port of Lyttelton worker suffered a broken arm on Tuesday morning (3 March 2015) after a fall aboard a vessel. Two C3 employees in the Port of Timaru were taken to […]

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Maritime industry inquiry into health and safety required to “shine a light on dark places”

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  24/7 News, Maritime Union of New Zealand, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Maritime industry inquiry into health and safety required to “shine a light on dark places”

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maritime industry inquiry into health and safety required to “shine a light on dark places” New figures released to Radio New Zealand by the Government agency Maritime New Zealand show there have been 130 non-fatal health and safety incidents and three deaths […]

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