DP WORLD INDUSTRIAL ACTION AUSTRALIA WIDE
Dear Valued Customers,
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), a division of the CFMMEU, has given notice of industrial action at DP World terminals, starting on 6 October, in connection with ongoing negotiations on a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EA).
The industrial action includes work bans and work stoppages (some for a full 24 hours) at DP World’s terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Fremantle and Brisbane.
The industrial action will start in Fremantle on October 6 with a 24-hour stoppage, along with bans on working on ships for eight hours after berthing, work on subcontracted vessels, or working outside rosters. Workers will then take stoppages ranging from four to 12 hours on October 7.
Melbourne workers will walk off the job for 24 hours on October 8, followed by a 12-hour stoppage on October 9, an eight-hour stoppage on October 10, and a series of lesser stoppages in the remaining weeks.
DP World Fremantle
6 October 2023 (0600 hours onwards)
DP World Sydney
7 October 2023 (0600 hours)
DP World Brisbane
7 October 2023 (0700 hours onwards)
DP World Melbourne
8 October 2023 (1200 hours onwards)
This will cause significant interruption to our daily operation and we will do everything we can across the States to minimise the impact, Availability of slots and turnaround times will heavily be impacted.
We will continue to update you throughout the entirety of the Industrial Action.
Thank you for choosing BR International.
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