Press releasePort workers, wharfies and longshoremen are poised to begin their activities for the dockers’global day of action happening Thursday 7 July between 8:00- 9:00 am (local time). Dockers in ports on five continents will be part of the union action day, including the thousands of dockers belonging to the International Dockworkers' Council (IDC), the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF).
The International Dockworkers’ Council (IDC), International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are calling on dockers’ unions around the world to organise an hour of activities on international dockers’ action day next Thursday, 7 July.
Greek unions have strengthened protest efforts and will continue to strike, as the government continues to ignore their requests.
The French police arrested and injured dockworkers during a demonstration against government labor reform in Paris.
Privatization of ports in Slovenia and Cyprus; infringement procedures against port employment systems in Spain and Belgium; conflicts in Portugal, Denmark and Sweden, and the new CBA for the London Gateway were discussed at the IDC European Zone Working Group Meeting.
Athens, Barcelona, Paris. Wednesday, June 14, 2016. On Monday and Tuesday, representatives of the International Dockworkers Council (IDC) met in the Greek port of Piraeus for the IDC European Zone Working Group Meeting.
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