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Australian Industrial Report – Notice of Industrial Action from Port Authority of New South Wales 16 & 17 November
Nov 14 2017, ISS - Australia



Dear Valued Customer,

 

Please see important information from the Port Manager of Inchcape Shipping Services in Sydney Office in regards to Notice of Industrial Action: Port Authority of New South Wales – Sydney.

 

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Notice of Industrial Action: Port Authority of New South Wales – Sydney

 

Port Authority of New South Wales wishes to advise that it has now received notification of protected industrial action to be undertaken by MUA members working on board pilot cutters operated by the Port Authority from Port Jackson and Port Botany as follows:

 

- 24 hour stoppage commencing at 0600 Thursday 16th November 2017.

- 24 hour stoppage commencing at 0600 Friday 17th November 2017.

 

The action proposed will suspend the use of the pilot vessels to embark and disembark Pilots in Port Jackson and Port Botany.

 

The MUA have agreed to exempt the following functions from any industrial action:

-  Watch keeping at sea;

-  Fire Rounds;

-  Port security watches;

-  Safety drills;

-  Product tanker and crude oil tanker vessels;

-  Passenger cruise vessels;

-  All dealings with emergency equipment in any manner; and

-  Any and all safety and emergency related issues.

 

Please be advised that this industrial action does not exempt perishables and therefore the movement of container vessels scheduled during this period will be affected.

 
 


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