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DP World Hit With Nationwide Industrial Action

DP World Australia (DPWA) have advised that the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) intends to restart Protected Industrial Action (PIA) at all DP World terminals nationally.
 
The effect of the bans varies across terminals and advised PIA includes work stoppages, limited various bans on employees working in tasks above their normal grade, overtime, shift extensions, accepting late call-ins, and ceasing advanced or delayed start times.  The details of the bans at each terminal are:
 
MELBOURNE – commencing Tuesday 21 July
  • Stoppage of work for 2 hours, three times every day, at 05:00, 13:00, and 21:00
  • All terminal operations will be stopped during these hours 
  • Work restrictions
BRISBANE – commencing Tuesday 21 July
  • Stoppage of work for 1 hour, three times every day, at 06:00, 14:00 and 22:00
  • During these 1-hour stoppages, vessel operations and non-automated yard operations will be stopped, and there will be no road operation in the Old Yard
  • Landside receival and delivery operations to the automated modules will continue as normal.
  • Work restrictions
SYDNEY – commencing Saturday 18 July
  • Work restrictions
FREMANTLE – commencing Saturday 18 July
  • Stoppage of work for 1 hour, three times every day, at 01:30, 09:30 and 17:45
  • All terminal operations will be stopped during these hours
  • Work restrictions
ACA International will do our best to mitigate the impact to you during this period.