The CFMMEU construction and general division's NSW branch has warned sub-contractors that have signed its new pattern agreement they face being reported to the ABCC unless they switch to a nine-day fortnight from December 1.
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The FWC has renewed an entry permit to an AMWU organiser who went from serial lawbreaker to a "well-meaning but mistaken contravener", before his recent six-year track record as a "well-trained clean skin".
The FWC will this week hear an application by stevedore Patrick to terminate the MUA's protected action at its four container ports, while IR Minister Christian Porter has confirmed he will intervene in support of the company.
DP World is set to withdraw its bid to terminate the MUA's industrial action at its Port Botany container terminal, after the union gave an 11th-hour undertaking to halt bans and stoppages until the end of October.
The FWC will on Saturday hear an application by DP World to terminate industrial action at its Port Botany container terminal, with the stevedore claiming that new bans on performing work by operating equipment at the "slowest possible safe speed" will effectively create a "permanent go-slow".
The FWC has held that DP World was not entitled to deduct pay from Port Botany workers who refused to work on a ship due to safety concerns, while finding it should provide half pay to those stood down after it received prohibition notices.