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  • 21 September 2017

    Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working onboard pilot cutters operated by the Port Authority of New South Wales from Port Jackson and Port Botany have announced a 24-hour work stoppage for next week. The industrial action is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 26, starting at 0600 hours, GAC informed. The action proposed will […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Protected industrial action on Chevron’s USD 54 billion Gorgon LNG project has been averted, with contractor CB&I agreeing to more “family-friendly” rosters for construction workers. Hundreds of workers building the giant LNG project endorsed CB&I’s offer of a 23 days on 10 days off roster, according to a statement by the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union. […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of RMT Union working for Orkney Ferries will be taking industrial action in a fight for pay justice.

  • 19 October 2017

    Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working on board pilot cutters plan to stage a 24-hour work stoppage at Port Jackson and Port Botany. According to the Port Authority of New South Wales cited by GAC, the industrial action is planned to commence at 0600 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. “The action proposed will suspend […]

  • 25 July 2014

    Deckhands in Port Hedland have voted to take industrial action, after failing to negotiate a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with tugboat operator Teekay Shipping.   In a secret ballot conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission, 98% of Maritime Union of Australia members voted to take action. The members endorsed an unlimited number of 2 hour […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brazilian seafarers’ unions affiliated to the Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Transportes Aquaviários e Aéreos, na Pesca e nos Portos (CONTTMAF) union federation have voted to take industrial action this Saturday, 14 May on all vessels owned and operated by Transpetro, an oil and gas transportation subsidiary of Petrobras. The action that will impact both tankers and […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal Court of Australia halts industrial action at container terminals of DP World Australia.

  • 20 April 2015

    Unionised dockworkers in Hong Kong are calling for industrial action if their demands for a 8.5% pay rise and a dialogue with contractors are not met, the South China Morning Post reports.  Contractors and terminal operators have until Thursday next week to respond to the demands, otherwise the Union of Hong Kong Dockers might organise a […]

  • 1 August 2014

    LNG player BG Group said that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) , one of the four unions representing workers at the QCLNG plant on Curtis island in Australia, has given notice to Bechtel of its intent to take protected industrial action on Thursday 7th August. “BG Group is not aware of the […]

  • 21 January 2020

    MUA is planning a new wave of industrial action across Australian terminals.

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The industrial action being undertaken by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at the Fremantle port has severely constrained DP World’s labour supply on the day shift today, the company said in an update. According to DP World, there have been no landside operations this morning with the gate being closed from 06:00 – 14:00hrs. “We […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The company said it is “disappointed” with the CFMMEU’s escalation of industrial action across DP World terminals.

  • 22 October 2015

    The article has been amended to include a statement by COTA ( 16:34 pm CET, October 22, 2015) Delivery of catering and ancillary services on rigs across the UK Continental Shelf could be stopped, as the workers employed by the offshore caterers are getting ready for an industrial action against their employers. The workers are […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Members of CFMEU launched an industrial action at Port Kembla Coal Terminal in Australia on January 7.

  • 25 August 2015

    Chevron’s USD 54 billion Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia is facing more delays as hundreds of construction workers building the project have voted to take protected industrial action in support of “family-friendly” rosters. “A secret ballot of more than 1,000 members authorised by the Fair Work Commission resulted in 94 percent of votes cast […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Reacting to the latest round of planned work stoppage, terminal operator DP World Australia issued a statement asking for an end to the industrial action affecting terminal operations at Port Botany. The latest 24-stoppage has been announced by MUA members working on board pilot cutters operated by the Port Authority of New South Wales, for […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Protected industrial action on Chevron’s Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on Barrow Island scheduled for tomorrow has been averted, according to the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU). Namely, AMWU’s Western Australian branches and the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) applied for a protected action ballot after months of negotiations with the contractor CB&I. The unions were […]

  • 8 July 2015

    Queensland stands to benefit from the development of a gas action plan that encourages new exploration and development for the domestic and export markets.

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Over 1,000 containers are kept motionless at Port of Melbourne’s container terminal at Web Dock after members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) walked off the job.

  • 8 August 2014

    Protected industrial action by CFMEU members against Bechtel has moved into day two as the union voices its support of negotiations for a fair enterprise agreement on the Curtis Island LNG project. As reported by the local media, the union members are protesting against the three weeks on and one week off roster, among other […]

  • 8 July 2015

    Queensland stands to benefit from the development of a gas action plan that encourages new exploration and development for the domestic and export markets.

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MUA: Hutchison Ports’ workers in Sydney and Brisbane will continue with industrial actions.