Union warns members of lifeboat dangers after fatality in Middle East, while another crew member dies doing dockworkers crane work in China
MUA Front Puffin crew make headlines
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4 crew feared dead off China, 29 off Qatar as IMO warns safety has become a casualty of the Recesssion
"The Union said it would co-operate fully with any police investigation."
MUA members and officials joined around 300 unionists, workers and members of the Australian Iranian community outside the Iranian Embassy in Canberra, protesting against the repression of workers'
More than 700 people affected by the Black Saturday bushfire in the Kinglake area have registered as members of a class action against power company SP Ausnet.
MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin was special guest speaker at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Convention, in Seattle from 8-12 June 2009.
An employer has failed to by pass the union and introduce a sub standard non union agreement to cover rig workers.
The Japanese sank 18 vessels and attacked another 15, during WWII, killing 277 merchant mariners and 223 medical personnel, as well as attacking the Sydney and Newcastle coastline.
Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney