Union says precedent set with port workers fired by text

HUTCHINSON Ports Australia laid off almost 100 port workers via a text message sent just before midnight on Friday.

Hutchinson operates the Brisbane Container Terminals.

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A representative from the Maritime Union Australia said while Gladstone workers would not be affected, the move would set a significant precedent.



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The punishment was handed down at a team meeting today.

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The star winger called on the media to help his team stay positive.

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