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15 Dec AGL considering Loy Yang A shutdown in response to industrial action

Update 16/12/2016: According to the Australian Financial Review (AFR) The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has backed down on its threats of industrial action at AGL Energy's Loy Yang power station, putting an end to a whirlwind eight hours that saw AGL responding with an indefinite shut down and the Victorian government intervening to avert significant damage to the state's energy supplies. An ongoing dispute regarding pay and conditions at the Loy Yang A power station in Victoria could result in industrial action and subsequent employer action at the facility. AGL’s negotiation with the CFMEU over an 18 month period has failed to yield an agreement to suit all parties. This led...

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