Dear AFIF Member,                                           

Hutchison Ports, Sydney has released the following Notice advising of proposed MUA Protected Industrial Action on Thursday 29 August 2019 for 24 hours.

Attention Carriers:

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 24Hr period

We thank you for your Understanding.

Thank you

Hutchison Ports Australia

AFIF will keep you informed of progress.