ITF To The Rescue - Grand Victoria

by Jamie McMechan July 19, 2012

Filipino crew on board the Singapore flag of convenience bulk carrier Grand Victoria loading coal in the port of Newcastle have won US$170,000 in back pay owing after intervention from the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) Australia. The cash payment of US $100,000 was personally made to 19 crew members, with confirmation that a further $70,000 owing in family allotments has been paid into their home bank accounts. The company also signed an ITF agreement giving the crew a pay rise and better working conditions on board.

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Producer Jamie McMechan
Director Jamie McMechan
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Website www.mua.org.au
Year produced 2009
Production Company PowederKeg Video Productions
Distributor Maritime Union of Australia