Hutchinson Port, Sydney has released the following notice advising of proposed MUA Protected Industrial Action, on Thursday 29th August 2019, for 24 hours, commencing 6am.
MUA Industrial Action Hutchison Port 29.8.19
All employees of Sydney International Container Terminals Pty Ltd t/a Hutchison Ports Australia Pty Ltd who will be covered by the proposed enterprise agreement, who are employed at its operations at Port Botany, and who are members of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union – The Maritime Union of Australia Division, will engage in the following actions:
- A stoppage of work of 24 hours duration, commencing 6am Thursday 29th August 2019
The Employee Claim Action of which you are being notified is being taken for the purpose of supporting or advancing claims made in respect of the proposed Enterprise Agreement.
During this period of Industrial unrest Hutchison Ports Australia will endeavour to minimise any delays where possible.
Please plan your trips accordingly without this 24-Hour period
We thank you for your Understanding.
We will be monitoring this situation, and notifying any customers regarding delays this may cause to vessels, and/or container retrievals/deliveries from or to Hutchinson Port Botany terminal, which will impact shipment deliveries.