All Videos Tagged ILWU (UnionBook) - UnionBook 2015-08-03T06:36:27Z http://www.unionbook.org/video/video/listTagged?tag=ILWU&rss=yes&xn_auth=no ACTU Congress 2015 - Mich-Elle Myers tag:www.unionbook.org,2015-06-14:6287332:Video:176309 2015-06-14T13:51:31.970Z Jamie McMechan http://www.unionbook.org/profile/JamieMcMechan <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-mich-elle-myers"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4uCz8YDNAY376mTwhY6V7T3UEPJ9hhgXSSijqPYMtOq4T6odDvrS31*FjmdNaIv6LA7LH*0z8KTgnEMM54j*f71/1128670929.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Women’s Liaison Officer Mich-Elle Myers was afforded an opportunity to speak on the recent Women in Male Dominated Occupations and Industries conference which was held in Sydney earlier this month.<br></br> Myers talked about some of the issues she had come across as the first female wharfie at Port Botany.<br></br> “WIMDOI offers women who work in factories, in construction, in meat… <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-mich-elle-myers"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4uCz8YDNAY376mTwhY6V7T3UEPJ9hhgXSSijqPYMtOq4T6odDvrS31*FjmdNaIv6LA7LH*0z8KTgnEMM54j*f71/1128670929.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Women’s Liaison Officer Mich-Elle Myers was afforded an opportunity to speak on the recent Women in Male Dominated Occupations and Industries conference which was held in Sydney earlier this month.<br /> Myers talked about some of the issues she had come across as the first female wharfie at Port Botany.<br /> “WIMDOI offers women who work in factories, in construction, in meat works, and all other male dominated workplaces to regroup and address some of the unique problems they face going forward,” she said.<br /> “It’s an important event that I urge all ACTU affiliates to support.”<br /> Produced by Ashleigh Telford &amp; Jamie McMechan Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). ACTU Congress 2015 - Mick Doleman Recognition Award Award tag:www.unionbook.org,2015-06-14:6287332:Video:176306 2015-06-14T13:44:41.578Z Jamie McMechan http://www.unionbook.org/profile/JamieMcMechan <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-mick-doleman-recognition-award-award"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4uC35YyEg*KugtuelabjK0npnv9Qhg9Mz*mVk9uPUR8ji9kC9PiFSW6GX0rnRrBWJ-HdM89pCfEt-E6fXGD5W8S/1128670323.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Maritime Union of Australia’s own, Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman was bestowed with an ACTU Award in recognition of his long service to the MUA and wider union movement.<br></br> In a surprise diversion from the 2015 Congress agenda, ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick called Doleman to the stage presenting delegates with a brief overview of… <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-mick-doleman-recognition-award-award"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4uC35YyEg*KugtuelabjK0npnv9Qhg9Mz*mVk9uPUR8ji9kC9PiFSW6GX0rnRrBWJ-HdM89pCfEt-E6fXGD5W8S/1128670323.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Maritime Union of Australia’s own, Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman was bestowed with an ACTU Award in recognition of his long service to the MUA and wider union movement.<br /> In a surprise diversion from the 2015 Congress agenda, ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick called Doleman to the stage presenting delegates with a brief overview of his achievements.<br /> Borowick made particular mention of Doleman’s dedication to occupational health and safety. Upon receiving his award he talked about how he knew he had made the right decision in becoming a union leader.<br /> “You can't have a better life than representing working people from this country and from around the globe,” he said.<br /> Produced by Ashleigh Telford &amp; Jamie McMechan Maritime Union of Australia. ACTU Congress 2015 - Coastal Shipping Resolution tag:www.unionbook.org,2015-06-14:6287332:Video:176207 2015-06-14T13:30:26.391Z Jamie McMechan http://www.unionbook.org/profile/JamieMcMechan <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-coastal-shipping-resolution"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4sUQdz5gf9qHPO*jCQa4zxiq3VB-mAaXVslbUtk4ke1oR*KBMI5Pn6-42WMC4k1oSs3znkKm*Af8lVNT1AZaVu1/1128669083.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Maritime Union of Australia Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman took a lead in presenting the MUA's motion on Coastal Shipping, which was passed unanimously and seconded by the AMOU’s Jan Thompson.<br></br> <br></br> “People would be outraged if the Government proposed to import truck drivers from developing countries and let them be paid $2 an hour for endless shifts… <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/actu-congress-2015-coastal-shipping-resolution"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Lf1B3Uv2G4sUQdz5gf9qHPO*jCQa4zxiq3VB-mAaXVslbUtk4ke1oR*KBMI5Pn6-42WMC4k1oSs3znkKm*Af8lVNT1AZaVu1/1128669083.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Maritime Union of Australia Deputy National Secretary Mick Doleman took a lead in presenting the MUA's motion on Coastal Shipping, which was passed unanimously and seconded by the AMOU’s Jan Thompson.<br /> <br /> “People would be outraged if the Government proposed to import truck drivers from developing countries and let them be paid $2 an hour for endless shifts with basically no rights, working in a truck with substandard safety with all tax being paid to another country,” he said.<br /> “Well that’s what the Government is trying to do to shipping and the buck won’t stop there. Just this week the Government announced its intention to unravel Cabotage in the airline industry.” Killed At Work - In Memory of Anthony Attard tag:www.unionbook.org,2015-04-04:6287332:Video:174910 2015-04-04T12:26:15.585Z Jamie McMechan http://www.unionbook.org/profile/JamieMcMechan <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/killed-at-work-in-memory-of-anthony-attard"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/V3ri3ykXuD72asZLjRN2G0VGx18Ajo3qI*jmxfGcIvnysccwNEvvX3GgdX7XC*r64bpgSjpYwIVtCiLKLGaqPorEXddHGpjf/1118943806.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />When Anthony’s comrade and colleague, Warren Nugent, took the microphone and delivered his heart wrenching account of the tragic day, silence descended upon ... <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/killed-at-work-in-memory-of-anthony-attard"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/V3ri3ykXuD72asZLjRN2G0VGx18Ajo3qI*jmxfGcIvnysccwNEvvX3GgdX7XC*r64bpgSjpYwIVtCiLKLGaqPorEXddHGpjf/1118943806.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />When Anthony’s comrade and colleague, Warren Nugent, took the microphone and delivered his heart wrenching account of the tragic day, silence descended upon ... Port Waratah Coal Services - Members Take Action tag:www.unionbook.org,2014-04-01:6287332:Video:165253 2014-04-01T23:33:38.028Z Jamie McMechan http://www.unionbook.org/profile/JamieMcMechan <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/port-waratah-coal-services-members-take-action"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/QBfySWUmTceDHYqN-9FNiFPdaDBJA-SUFxcAg4QPjQmhVgWTml*AnXyWvyJAUIi4fSONhdbkxwHXgNlgScrOMz8MU7oaTwRe/1060746112.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Maritime Union of Australia members are poised to launch protected industrial action against Rio Tinto's subsidiary Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in Newcastle after an impasse in negotiation because of the company's strident anti-union posture.<br></br> <br></br> Workers at Kooragang Island and Carrington have voted on the motion to take protected industrial action… <a href="http://www.unionbook.org/video/port-waratah-coal-services-members-take-action"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/QBfySWUmTceDHYqN-9FNiFPdaDBJA-SUFxcAg4QPjQmhVgWTml*AnXyWvyJAUIi4fSONhdbkxwHXgNlgScrOMz8MU7oaTwRe/1060746112.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Maritime Union of Australia members are poised to launch protected industrial action against Rio Tinto's subsidiary Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in Newcastle after an impasse in negotiation because of the company's strident anti-union posture.<br /> <br /> Workers at Kooragang Island and Carrington have voted on the motion to take protected industrial action against PWCS, which has achieved strong support from the workers.