In this AFR column Matthew Stevens canvasses moves by the Maritime Union of Australia to add four key categories to the waterside workers so it can formally¬†represent have far more tactical and short-term ambitions than have been assessed by the industrial relations club. AMMA is mentioned as a lead industrial relations lobby group raising “concerns about the MUA’s attempt to extend its reach to these shipping critical roles, characterising them as a power grab ahead of the waterfront merger with the CFMEU”.