Defend The Mua – Defend Yourself

April 21, 1998
Last week Mr Mark Paterson, Executive Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (a large bosses’ union), had this to say when asked whether other employers should be encouraged by Patrick’s tactics in sacking a unionised workforce which […]
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Letter To Delegates Re Waterfront Dispute

April 21, 1998
Dear Comrade, Over the last week or so, the Union has attempted to visit as many member stations/workplaces as possible in order to explain and discuss the waterfront dispute. We have managed to make around 50 or so such visits, […]
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Maritime Dispute Union Instruction

April 9, 1998
Members would be aware that Patrick Stevedores, backed by the Howard Government, yesterday sacked each and every one of its 1400 employees around the nation without notice. Why? Because they are members of a union who have defended their democratic […]
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The Truth About The Maritime Dispute

March 17, 1998
THE REALITY Laurie Oakes of the Bulletin reports: “The Government has never been interested in genuine talks with the MUA about improving productivity on the waterfront…. The aim was to create a public issue where the Government could be seen […]
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