Australian unions congratulate the National Secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia, Paddy Crumlin, on his election as President of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF).
ACTU President Ged Kearney said Mr Crumlin’s election at the global union federation’s world congress in Mexico was a great achievement for the MUA and all Australian unions.
He is the first Australian to hold the role.
The ITF represents more than 4.6 million workers from 760 trade unions worldwide, and this is another great achievement for Australian unions.”
“Paddy is a great representative and advocate for his members and his union, the MUA, is the heart and soul of the Australian labour movement,” Ms Kearney said.
“On behalf of all Australian unions, congratulations to Paddy. We look forward to working with him in this new role.”