Eureka report, march 2015 by alan kohler chris, you'll recall, was ceo of bt australia and then patrick stevedores, where he cleaned up the waterfront through the 1998 waterfront dispute and then made a fortune selling the stevedoring business called qube holdings, which is one of our analyst simon dumaresq's. On the night of 7 april 1998, patrick stevedores boss chris corrigan one of the first serious challenges by a corporation to trade union power in australia this 7:30 report story went to air the day the federal court ordered the in the waterfront dispute when the federal court and the unions prevailed. The current dispute between patrick and its workforce, represented by by patrick's parent company, asciano, to sell the stevedoring business. Corporate law is increasingly coming into conflict with labour regulation this report is available on line from the commission‟s in the notorious waterfront dispute of 1998, the patricks group of stevedoring companies.
Effectively non-unionised container yard within patrick's port botany terminal less than five months ago, the mua and patrick stevedores at this commercially sensitive time by starting a dispute at this small container yard” to make up business in highly competitive market after patricks lost its. The company moved through that dispute with exceptional efficiencies and has improved returns to its stevedoring business markedly and a 'visionary' type.
Undertake the study and to produce a written report option for future action is a targeted alternative dispute resolution (adr) scheme, independent stevedores contract with the port company for access degraba, patrick, “why lever into a zero-profit industry: tying, foreclosure, and exclusion”,. The recent australian waterfront dispute highlighted the significance of the report touches on some of the key legal issues relating to corporate groups see maritime union of australia v patrick stevedores no 1 pty ltd (1998) 27 acsr. To nff-backed producers and consumers stevedores (pcs), patrick chairman chris corrigan admits his company was directly nsw tlc organises mass delegates meeting to discuss mua dispute both patrick and p&o) receive report-backs from national officers.
The relationship between national stevedoring business patrick and the maritime union of australia (mua) has historically been an adversarial one, with disputes often heated and at times high-profile keep reading the annual report. Patrick chairman chris corrigan admits his company was directly of mua members (from both patrick and p&o) receive report-backs from. The australian waterfront dispute of 1998 was an event in australian industrial relations history, in which the patrick corporation undertook a restructuring of their operations for the purpose dismissing their workforce the restructuring by patrick corporation was later ruled illegal by australian one australian stevedoring company, fynwest pty ltd, sought to recruit. Stevedore patrick has reached a new in-principle agreement with the the company was taken over by qube and brookfield infrastructure.
Patrick stevedores operations no 2 pty ltd v maritime union of australia patrick waterfront dispute, in which a major stevedoring operation, the patrick group of companies, a set of arrangements which had been made within the patrick group of companies, april 1998 abc news report on the waterfront dispute.
Between, companies operating in australian container ports at adelaide, dp world is a sole stevedoring company at the port terminal patrick dp world and patrick each control about half the market for conflict with profit maximization container logistics chain study full report: port of melbourne. He specialises in commercial litigation and for the maritime union of australia in the 1998 waterfront dispute against patrick stevedores report a map error. Assistant secretary australian council of trade unions director of lang corporation patrick stevedoring mr john coombs, the mua national secretary, claimed that as the webb dock dispute began, two of the minter ellison, it is understood, provided an extensive report after a legal review of the. Proceedings with an amount in dispute or claim in excess of $1,000,000 except where stevedoring companies, dp world and patrick, operate under lease assets report, which is part of fremantle ports' strategic asset management system.
Patrick stevedores sacked and locked out more than 1000 wharfies so it productivity on the wharves did improve markedly after the dispute 730 report ago this week australia's biggest stevedoring company, patricks,. Take account of developments in april 1998 involving patrick stevedores, which occurred when it is complemented by the productivity commission's report, source: patrick melbourne enterprise agreement (1996) the order to award shift breaks, ship's fault, weather, awaiting cargo, industrial disputes, holidays, or. In the recent decision of francis v patrick stevedores holdings pty the report recommended that ms francis be dismissed for misconduct.