Shippers around the world face enormous challenges in the supply chain due to port overload and a … At all DP World terminals in Brisbane, Fremantle and Melbourne, union actions were also withdrawn, and Mr Adam said this would allow them to “conclude agreements in principle in the remaining DP World terminals and advance a comprehensive enterprise agreement.” The three-year contract provides for an increase in wages for workers who do not refrain from resorting to protected trade union actions during the duration of the contract to ensure that the supply chain remains intact. The agreement will be based on this week`s negotiations and the suspension of the union`s planned industrial actions. The International Transport Workers` Federation (ITF) intervened in the dispute and declared that collective bargaining of a fair employment contract was a human right. “For the duration of the three-year contract, there will be no protected collective action that will ensure stability for our customers and the entire NSW supply chain.” “I am pleased that we have reached an agreement in principle at DP World Sydney, which provides for higher wages for our employees and improves productivity to improve our level of service,” said Andrew Adam, Chief Operating Officer at DP World Australia, Terminals. “Without the distraction of bans and restrictions, we assume that within DP World Sydney we will be able to advance excellent local business in pursuing a final enterprise agreement,” said DP World. Shipping Australia welcomes the new DPWA/MUA agreement to stop union actions at DP World Australia Terminals nationwide is hosted by Shipping Australia. The terminal operator informed the industry that an enterprise agreement in principle for the next three years had been reached at the DPWA terminal in Port Botany, Sydney (02 October 2020). more… “We are currently working with the company to transform this agreement in principle into a final document that will include fair and productive results for workers and the company over the next four years,” he added. Negotiations between DP World Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) on a new labour agreement can be concluded within days. “The meeting to negotiate in good faith allowed DP World Australia and the MUA to make a significant breakthrough and reach an agreement in principle that both sides intend to conclude by the end of this month,” said Paddy Crumlin, UAUC Secretary of State.
STEVEDORE DP World Sydney says it has reached an agreement in principle with the Maritime Union of Australia for an enterprise agreement for the next three years. Opinion: The NLD calls for consideration of larger vessels in Australia-New Zealand For many in the sector, this development is not only a reality, but a necessity if shipping is to continue to grow and remain competitive as an important service and important contribution to the global economy. However, Australia lags behind many other parts of the world, as a number of challenges prevent larger ships from sailing in our port (September 23, 2020). more… The law is seen as a sign of good faith, as both parties continue discussions on tentative agreements in the remaining DP World terminals and foreshadow a full enterprise agreement.