Trade unions calling for urgent govt review of NZ ports

Trade unions calling for urgent govt review of NZ ports
Stevedore Shannon Rangihuna-Kemp, a victim of profit v people?
Brent Melville
The father of a 29-year-old port worker who died on the job has welcomed calls by two New Zealand maritime unions for an independent health and safety review of the country’s ports. The Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU), which represent about 7,000 workers combined, blame systemic problems in the industry as the root cause of deaths and injuries across several container terminals and bulk stevedoring, and logging areas in recent years.Shannon Rangihuna-Kemp, a worker with stevedoring co...

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