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Maritime Union of New Zealand supports ILWU in letter to PMA

Saturday in New Zealand: MUNZ officers Joe Fleetwood and Garry Parsloe get support from the ILWU delegation including International Vice President-Mainland Ray Familathe, center.

Last year, the ILWU supported Maritime Union of New Zealand workers in their fight for good jobs in the Port of Auckland. Pictured are MUNZ officers Joe Fleetwood and Garry Parsloe, with ILWU International Vice President-Mainland Ray Familathe in the center.

Joe Fleetwood, National Secretary of the Maritime Union of New Zealand, has sent a letter on behalf of his union to Pacific Maritime Association President Jim McKenna that concludes with the words, “Like the ILWU and ITF, we are keen that a fair and swift resolution be reached in these contract talks, and call on the PMA to demonstrate the same determination as the ILWU in achieving this.”

Download the letter in PDF format here.


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