Upgrader Walton Makes History

When Philander ‘Fee’ Walton enrolled in the marine electrician course at the SIU affiliated Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training Education, she was simply trying to help advance her career as an engine-department Seafarer.  Turns out she made history along the way.  Fee is believed to be the first woman to successfully graduate from the […]

October 29, 2009

New young worker profile – George Gakis, MUA

Young Australian activist, George Gakis tells us of his involvement with the ITF in Brussels and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) back home as he prepares for another conference in the coming months. “the youth here are given many opportunities to progress within the union and strive for our success” Read George’s profile here.

October 20, 2009