Source: IDCOn 13 and 14 January members of the IDC European zone travelled to Sines to attend various events organized by the IDCE and SETC around the labor situation at the port of Sines. An IDCE Working Group meeting was organized on Wednesday and labor conference on port labor and a demonstration outside the offices of PSA-LaborSines the next day. More than a hundred delegates from France, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Malta, the UK and various ports in Portugal gathered outside PSA to protest against the precarious labor model implemented at the port of Sines.
Source: IDCRepresentatives from IDC and FEPORT have met in Paris on January 26th, 2016 to exchange about a number of issues of common interest. The talks allowed both parties to identify areas of possible future cooperation in light of evolutions impacting port operations.
Fuente: IDCThe IDC European Zone organised yesterday 27 January a meeting to open the debate on automation at the CGT headquarters in Paris. The meeting aimed at initiating an internal discussion within the IDC on one of the major challenges that dockworkers are currently facing in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia: automation and technological change. The fast pace taking place at the sector in the last three years and is already having a major impact on the profession.
Source: IDCThe first international conference organized by the MUA Queensland branch has taken place in Brisbane on 3 and 4 December. The conference brought together relevant union leaders at the international, national and MUA level. The IDC participated in the conference with two speeches from Jordi Aragunde, Anthony and Manuel Lanon Tetard on automation and solidarity, and Ken Riley and Mark Bass on dock work in the East Coast of the United States. After the IDC speeches, the MUA Queensland Branch has officially signed their affiliation to the IDC with 800 members.
Source:felixstowedocker.blogspot.com.es/2015/11/support-dockers-in-oslo.html / NTF Dockers Branch Port of OsloDOCKWORKERS RALLY IN OSLO – 4 DECEMBER 2015The dockers in Oslo have been locked out of their job at the container terminal since 1st February when Turkish company, Yilport, took over operations. Yilport has refused to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement or enter into mediation talks. On December 4 the NTF Dockers branch in the port of Oslo has organized a rally to protest against this situation. Everyone is invited to join this day of solidarity!
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