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  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two hundred wharfies at DP World’s container terminal in Fremantle have stopped work for 24 hours.

  • 30 September 2019

    Workers are protesting a port decision to prevent them from driving a new unloading crane.

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest strike action follows a series of coordinated stoppages that shut DP World terminals last week.

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The support comes on the back of a series of strikes organized by wharfies fighting job losses, outsourcing and automation.

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

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

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The industrial action follows the expiry of a three month cease-fire agreement between DP World and the MUA.

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Workers at Patrick’s terminals have voted down a new enterprise agreement for four stevedore Patrick’s terminals that the company put to a ballot last week. Namely, 98 per cent of the 827 workers voted against a 9 per cent pay rise over four years. “The overwhelming majority voting no to the shoddy agreement also shows that the stall […]

  • 21 January 2020

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

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia terminals to be affected by the announced strike.

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Federal Court has granted a temporary injunction preventing Hutchison Ports Australia from sacking 97 dockworkers at ports in Sydney and Brisbane. In her yesterday’s ruling, Justice Darryl Rangiah accepted that there was a prima facie case that Hutchison Ports Australia had breached an enterprise agreement entered into with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). Justice Rangiah ordered […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Federal Court has granted a temporary injunction preventing Hutchison Ports Australia from sacking 97 dockworkers at ports in Sydney and Brisbane. In her yesterday’s ruling, Justice Darryl Rangiah accepted that there was a prima facie case that Hutchison Ports Australia had breached an enterprise agreement entered into with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). Justice Rangiah ordered […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and stevedoring company Hutchison Ports Australia have agreed to return to the negotiating table following the sacking of 97 wharfies three weeks ago. The MUA and Hutchison have agreed to a six-week negotiation process to be overseen by the Fair Work Commission (FWC), deferring a Federal Court case which was set […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wharfies at the DP World terminal in Melbourne refused to unload a container vessel last night citing safety risks.

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wharf workers at Australia’s Qube Ports Newcastle have announced work bans against a company push to cut their wages by 10.5%, according to the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). Qube is  largest integrated provider of import and export  with national operations that provide a broad range of services. For the next two weeks from midnight tonight, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and stevedoring company Hutchison Ports Australia have agreed to return to the negotiating table following the sacking of 97 wharfies three weeks ago. The MUA and Hutchison have agreed to a six-week negotiation process to be overseen by the Fair Work Commission (FWC), deferring a Federal Court case which was set […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

     Stevedoring company Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) today inked a new agreement to extend negotiations until November 16 as they continue conciliation proceedings in the Fair Work Commission (FWC). The extension follows a six-week negotiation process of the two parties following the sacking of 97 wharfies last August. The layoffs were prevented […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Union of Australia reports that DP World has shown absolute disdain for its own workforce, customers and the enterprise bargaining process by threatening to lock-out its Western Australian employees indefinitely from Thursday, July 31.   Workers at the DP World Fremantle Terminal have expressed their shock that a company would run roughshod over the […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the first day of resumed talks between Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) talking place under the auspices of the Fair Work Commission, acting CEO of HPA, Mark Jack, said that the discussions had been useful and constructive. The two parties agreed to return to the negotiation table regarding the layoffs of […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

     Stevedoring company Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) today inked a new agreement to extend negotiations until November 16 as they continue conciliation proceedings in the Fair Work Commission (FWC). The extension follows a six-week negotiation process of the two parties following the sacking of 97 wharfies last August. The layoffs were prevented […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the first day of resumed talks between Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) talking place under the auspices of the Fair Work Commission, acting CEO of HPA, Mark Jack, said that the discussions had been useful and constructive. The two parties agreed to return to the negotiation table regarding the layoffs of […]

  • 30 March 2020

    MUA urges Australia’s maritime businesses to implement a framework aimed at preventing coronavirus transmission.