Facilitation between MUNZ representatives and POAL management has been stalled whilst the facilitator considers more paperwork.The union remains committed to reaching a fair settlement in the near future which does not include the contracting out of wharfies stevedoring work in Auckland.
Meanwhile POAL has been fined $40,000 for the employment of strike break staff during industrial action by MUNZ and a lockout earlier in 2012. Read more >>
This dispute isn't over – keep checking this page for the latest updates.
300 Auckland wharfies face the sack so that Ports of Auckland Limited can contract out their stevedoring work. Despite the recent victory the dispute is not over and the workers and their families are still fighting for job security and trade union rights. They need your support today.
During strike action by workers in Auckland messages were sent to Mayor of Auckland Len Brown by unions across the world, calling for rogue POAL board members to be replaced. Unions also sent their own banners to Auckland to be used on the picket line.
View more information on dispute developments here >> or get a full history of the dispute here >>
The Maritime Union of Australia has made a film in solidarity with Auckland workers. Take a look here >>
General secretary of MUNZ Joe Fleetwood thanks unions for their solidarity. View the message here >>
Workers around the world are showing their solidarity with wharfies at the Ports of Auckland – you can view the images on Flickr here. Click on the map below to find out about the actions going on near where you are!
This map's being updated all the time so if you've been involved in solidarity action and you can't see it here please let us know by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red: Unions who have sent letters of solidarity to MUNZ
Blue: Unions who have organised protests, pickets or solidarity actions
Green: Unions who have sent letters to their New Zealand embassies
Yellow: Meetings where resolutions passed in support of Auckland workers