dockworkers

EUROPE

Spanish and International Unions Strike to Defend Spanish Dockworkers

March 09, 2017 | The conservative government of Spain has set in motion plans to scrap the current port labor system, which would force over six thousand dockworkers to be laid off over four years. In response, (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats

February 22, 2017 | The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) has been shaped by decades of rank and file rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international solidarity.

Sean Robertson

FRANCE

The Struggle is Creative

June 23, 2016 | This incredible work of art is part of a magnificent photographic installation by dockworkers in Le Havre and the artist known as JR.

Révolution Permanente

AUSTRALIA

Hutchison Ports Dispute Ends With Dozens of Voluntary Redundancies

January 27, 2016 | The dispute that began on the night of August 6, 2015, when Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) sacked 97 dockworkers (“wharfies”) by text message and email, has come to an end.

Sean Robertson

AUSTRALIA

Hutchison Ports Dispute Enters its Fourth Week

September 01, 2015 | The ongoing dispute between Hutchison Ports Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has entered its fourth week. The 97 dockworkers, sacked by text message and email on August 6, (...)

Sean Robertson

AUSTRALIA

Left Voice launches campaign for 97 sacked Australian dock workers

August 29, 2015 | Supporters of the news website Left Voice have launched a campaign in solidarity with the 97 dock workers employed by Hutchison Ports Australia who were sacked by text message and email on the (...)

Sean Robertson