We could recored 100 episodes talking with the MUA's Mick Doleman with all his stories and accomplishments as a activist and trade union leader and all 100 would be great. This time we got something different. Brother Doleman took the time to tell us a story that very few had ever heard up until a year ago. Listen as Mick tells us the emotional story of the sinking of the Blythe Star, a story of survival and loss, that lead to industry change that would to save sailors's lives.
We first met Sara Maguire at ILWU Canada's first Youth Conference. At the time she was a National Youth Delegate for the MUA and we just casuals in our union, long before this podcast existed. We sit down to catch up as see how far we have come.
Adam Tylski from the union Solidarnosc joins us to talk about organizing dockers in Poland.
Mike and Dan sit with returning guests, ILWU 400's Terry Engler and the MUA's Ian Bray. We discuss some of the similarities between the laws and trade deals that attack Canadian and Australian cabotage.
A North Range Invasion! Retuning guests Torben Seebold, Mark Loridan, Niek Stam and Monique Verbeeck talk with us about taxing robots and defining automation.
Unite the union's Steve Biggs and Nik Rrogocki joins us to talk about the ITF, The Global Alliance, and DP World.