Yearly Archives: 2012

Ports of Auckland fined $40,000 for illegal actions against its workforce

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.

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Maritime Union welcomes Mayor’s intervention in Port of Auckland dispute

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.

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Facilitators update on Ports of Auckland

As part of the facilitation process, the Facilitator agreed with the parties (Maritime Union of New Zealand and Ports of Auckland Limited) that he would write to stakeholders to update them on progress, including position papers from both parties, which could be made public.

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Ports of Auckland workers remain united

Maritime Union of New Zealand members at Ports of Auckland have backed their Union with a vote of confidence.

A full meeting of Maritime Union members at the Ports of Auckland was held this morning Monday 12 November 7–9am at Auckland’s Maritime Club.

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5 October: Ports of Auckland workers return to Teal Park with message

Maritime Union members at the Ports of Auckland will be gathering at Teal Park on Friday 5 October 2012 from 2pm until 3.30pm (next to the entrance to the Fergusson Terminal on Tamaki Drive.)

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The Wharfies Story

The Wharfies Story is a 32 page document published in August 2012 that explains the issues and outlines the history of the Ports of Auckland dispute.

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ACIL confused about their role in Port of Auckland dispute

The release of an internal email today shows that ACIL is confused about their role in the Port of Auckland dispute, says the Maritime Union.

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New ports bill aims for greater openness and accountability

The Maritime Union says a new members bill that will increase the transparency and accountability of publicly owned New Zealand ports is a positive move and has wide support.

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Ports of Auckland shareholder asked for accountability over dispute decisions

The Maritime Union says ACIL, the sole shareholder of the Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL), must shine a spotlight on the role played by port management and POAL Board of Directors in the current industrial dispute.

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Worker wants port’s apology for leaking details of wife’s death: New Zealand Herald

Reported in the New Zealand Herald:

One of the Ports of Auckland strikers wants a public apology after leaked private information about his wife’s death became a weapon in the industrial action early this year.

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