After 18 years with the AMOU in administration Inger Pereira has
now retired to enjoy a life of leisure.
Inger also worked a number of years with the ITF in
London. She has worked in the maritime industry for at least
38 years. A job well done.
Pictured below is President Wayne Moore and Inger Pereira on her
last day at the AMOU National Office
Introducing Robert Coombs - new Industrial Officer
The AMOU Executive Council has approved the appointment
of Robert Coombs as an AMOU Industrial Officer.
Robert has extensive experience in the areas of
shipping, port authority and stevedoring industries. His experience
also includes office management and legal/collective bargaining
responsibilities in the maritime work place. Robert has also
extensive experience, including as a Director, of the industry
superannuation fund 'Maritime Super'.
Robert has had four years experience as a NSW Member of
Parliament, experience as an MUA/SUA official and many years
working at sea in the Australian Merchant Navy.
Robert Coombs will commence duties as an AMOU Industrial
Officer in the Sydney Office on Monday 2 July 2012.
Michael Fleming announces his retirement:
Michael Fleming has informed the AMOU President that he intends
to retire on the 30th of June 2012 after nearly 40 years continuous
service to members. The President and Executive Council have
resolved to ask Michael to return to AMOU employment after July
2012 for an agreed period [concluding March 2013] to assist in the
transition and training. Michael has agreed to do this.
RICHARD BARNES DEPARTS AMOU OFFICE
Richard Barnes has resigned as a full time employee AMOU
Industrial Officer based in the AMOU National Sydney Office. His
last day was Friday 19 August. Richard has been successful in
obtaining a Tug Master position with Svitzer at Bowen/Abbot Point
in QLD. Richard will continue as the Eastern Area Secretary
(honorary) and AMOU Executive Council Member. All of Richard's
previous Industrial Officer duties are currently being managed by
Michael Fleming, Director Port Services Division. The AMOU and
members are substantially better off as a result of Richard's hard
work, dedication and skill shown in his role as Industrial Officer
in the AMOU Port Services Division.
Thanks Richard - you are a true leader of