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Maritime Union of New ZealandInterislander ferries mark 60 years of service

The Interislander ferries are celebrating sixty years of service.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionJim Norton: “Union Man”

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Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritime Union of New Zealand affiliates to International Dockerworkers Council (IDC)

The IDC (International Dockworkers Council) is an association formed by organizations of dockworkers from all over the world. It is defined by its basic principles as being a united, independent, democratic, assembly-based working-class organization.

Maritime Union of New ZealandTransport unions renew calls for Marsden Point refinery to be restarted

Two of New Zealand’s main transport unions are urging the Marsden Point refinery be returned to functioning status, if necessary through Government ownership.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionDiversity is strength: ILWU’s first Annual Women, Trans, and Non-binary Workers’ Conference

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionGlobal dockers, ILWU strengthen bonds of solidarity at IDC 9th General Assembly

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionWe are the ILWU: Local 18 West Sacramento, CA

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionAlways Bargain Collectively: Portland preschool teachers and the ABC’s of worker power

Maritime Union of New ZealandCoastal shipping rebound offers a bright future

Supply chain problems will soon be relieved by the rapid scaling up of New Zealand’s coastal shipping capability.

Maritime Union of New ZealandNew Maersk coastal service a breakthrough for New Zealand shipping

New Zealand coastal shipping is experiencing a once in a generation shift, with the announcement of another new coastal shipping service with feature two New Zealand crewed vessels.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU-PMA begin negotiations on new Coastwise Contract

Maritime Union of New ZealandITF: Common sense and international solidarity prevail as Ports of Auckland abandons failed automation drive

The world’s largest global transport union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has joined the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) in supporting the decision by the Ports of Auckland to abandon its costly automation programme.

Maritime Union of New ZealandTrans-Tasman shipping could boost trade and jobs

The election of a Labor Government in Australia could provide potential benefits for trans-Tasman shipping.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionLocal 8 affiliate’s solidarity wins improvements in new agreement with Ash Grove Cement

Maritime Union of New ZealandTransport workers welcome international support for Fair Pay Agreements

Two of New Zealand’s leading transport unions have welcomed international support for the proposed Fair Pay Agreements (FPA’s).

Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritime Union calls for ex-CEO to be dumped from port directorships

It is indefensible that former CEO Tony Gibson still holds directorships with companies associated with Ports of Auckland Limited.

Maritime Union of New ZealandWorkers vindicated as Ports of Auckland abandons automation

The Maritime Union says its longstanding opposition to automation at the Ports of Auckland has been vindicated after the project was canned.

Maritime Union of New ZealandEnrol to vote

It's important to enrol to vote and ensure your voice is heard.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionSouthern California ILWU Locals honor fallen workers at First Blood memorial in San Pedro

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionRally to support ILWU Local 20 members in Wilmington, CA June 6th

Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritimes Magazine Winter 2022 online

The official magazine of the Maritime Union of New Zealand

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionLeadership Education and Development Institute: September 18-23, 2022

Maritime Union of New ZealandUnbroken: Auckland Local 13 and the decade long struggle at Ports of Auckland

MUNZ National President Carl Findlay writes on the long battle for respect and a voice for Ports of Auckland workers.

Maritime Union of New ZealandNew Zealand coastal shipping boost “biggest turnaround this century”

New initiative will see four or more New Zealand operated ships come into service on the New Zealand coast.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionWomen on the Waterfront – Our Past and Future: Local 19 Education Committee celebrates Women’s History

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionMax Vekich goes to Washington

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Maritime Union of New ZealandPort unions says health and safety judgement must be appealed

Stevedoring company ISO has walked away from health and safety charges, despite the lives of several workers being put at severe risk in a preventable incident.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU Statement on the Mass Shooting in Buffalo, NY

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU elected officials give unprecedented interview with Port of L.A.’s Gene Seroka

Maritime Union of New ZealandMay Day greetings from the Maritime Union of New Zealand

Crew on the Valentine, Cook Strait, New Zealand

Maritime Union of New ZealandNew Zealand maritime workers solidarity with ILWU

Along with other affiliates of the International Transport Workers Federation, MUNZ supports the LWU in their upcoming negotiations.

Maritime Union of New ZealandPort workers welcome port health and safety review

Unions have made a joint statement to express their unity and determination to prevent any more unnecessary deaths in New Zealand ports, and have stated their willingness to work with the Government’s initiatives.

Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritime Union statement on Lyttelton port death

Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Craig Harrison says the death of an Lyttelton port worker is the tragic loss of life of another worker and has shaken the maritime industry.

Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritime Union joins meeting to keep Marsden Point refinery in operation

Public meeting at the Forum North Centre, Whangarei, 1 pm Sunday 24 April 2022.

Maritime Union of New ZealandUnions call for national standards in stevedoring health and safety

Unions in the ports and maritime sector are demanding national stevedoring standards be introduced to deal with the health and safety crisis in New Zealand ports.

Maritime Union of New ZealandDeath at Ports of Auckland

The Maritime Union of New Zealand is very sad to report the death of a worker at Wallace Investments stevedores at the Ports of Auckland this morning Tuesday 19 April 2022.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU statement on the passing of Jimmy Nolan

Maritime Union of New ZealandLoss of coastal tankers a severe blow to New Zealand maritime industry

Unions representing ship crews says the removal of two New Zealand coastal tankers by petrol companies is disappointing and has damaged New Zealand’s maritime industry. New Zealand will then be completely reliant on overseas shipping to supply our fuel – with no backup.

Maritime Union of New ZealandThe DockCast: ITF Young Dockers Podcast with Paddy Crumlin

Young dockers Nick Loridan (ABBV-BTB Belgium) and Viri Gomez (ILWU Canada) caught up with MUA National Secretary, ITF Dockers’ Section Chair, and ITF President, Paddy Crumlin.

Maritime Union of New ZealandWellington Branch Newsletter April 2022

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionILWU Statement on the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionLabor Secretary Marty Walsh meets with ILWU members in Seattle and Tacoma

Maritime Union of New ZealandNew Zealand transport workers back P&O ferry workers after shock mass sacking

UK ferry operator P&O Ferries has moved to sack 800 UK-based seafarers and outsource their jobs to non-union, agency workers.

Maritime Union of New ZealandSupport P & O seafarers

On March 17, P&O Ferries in the UK sacked 800 seafarers with 30 minutes notice over a pre-recorded Zoom call. Add your support now for these workers by signing the online petition!

Maritime Union of New ZealandCall on Svitzer to stop attacking tug workers

Companies like Svitzer are driving a race to the bottom in the tug sector. We know that tug workers and their families are paying the price of aggressive employer tactics like Svitzer’s. Longer hours. Lower pay. More accidents at work. Our global union family won’t stand for this. Especially not when companies like AP Moller-Maersk made a USD $20 billion profit last year - much of it thanks to the hard work and skill of tug workers, dockers and seafarers. It’s time for Svitzer to recognise tug workers’ efforts.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionFormer ILWU Local 52 member Max Vekich sworn in as Federal Maritime Commissioner

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionLongshore workers, Oakland Educators rally to save port jobs, public schools

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionUnity and strength at the Longshore Division Contract Caucus

Maritime Union of New ZealandITF Dockers unite against Putin’s Ukraine invasion

Following last week’s call from transport unions for an immediate ceasefire to the conflict in Ukraine, the global labour movement and international community has stood steadfast in their condemnation of the war and call for peace.

Maritime Union of New ZealandOut of touch Luxon demands that poorest pay

Union view: National economic agenda is out of touch and would only boost debt, pump up inflation and make it harder for middle income and working New Zealanders to get ahead.

Maritime Union of New ZealandCongestion crisis highlights urgent need for New Zealand coastal shipping

The developing crisis of congestion and delays is being made worse by a lack of New Zealand based coastal shipping in the freight space.

Maritime Union of New ZealandPort unions take action on Russian flagged ships

The two unions representing workers in New Zealand ports say their members are reluctant to work Russian flagged ships in New Zealand ports and are looking at methods of protest following the outbreak of war.

Maritime Union of New ZealandMaritime industry says fuel quality issues threaten New Zealand fuel security

The campaign for fuel security Save Our Tankers is comprised of the Maritime Union of New Zealand representing seafarers, the New Zealand Merchant Service Guild representing ship’s masters and officers, and the Aviation and Marine Engineers Association representing marine engineers.

Maritime Union of New ZealandSocial insurance means greater income security for workers

The Maritime Union is backing the Social Unemployment Insurance Scheme agreed between Government, Business New Zealand, and the Council of Trade Unions.

Maritime Union of New ZealandFuel security campaign meets with Government over concerns

The campaign for fuel security met with the Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Grant Robertson in Wellington yesterday to discuss the imminent threat to the future of New Zealand coastal fuel tankers.

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionU.S. Senate confirms former ILWU Local 52 member Max Vekich as Federal Maritime Commissioner

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionBook review Herb Mills: A Tribute (Euclid Avenue Press, 2021)

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionWE ARE THE ILWU: Local 29, SAN DIEGO, CA

International Longshore and Warehouse UnionWarren Shelton, Local 46 President passes away

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