Millions of workers across India went on strike Wednesday in protest at planned labour law reforms, the biggest show of strength by trade unions since [...]
A hunger strike at Gateway Terminals India (GTI) Mumbai that lasted for 17 days has come to an end after management of port operator APM Terminals (APMT) agreed to address union demands over a group of operations and maintenance staff, ITF said in its press release.
Following a summit between management and the union, [...]
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Sydney workers fired by Hutchison Ports via email a week ago have returned to work following an interim court injunction ruling that they cannot be sacked.
About 100 workers in Brisbane and Sydney were celebrating Thursday night’s [...]
A Spanish-led consortium working to expand the Panama Canal has reached an initial deal with workers to raise wages and head off a proposed strike, both sides said on Tuesday.
The workers’ union had threatened to go on strike on Wednesday unless GUPC consortium, made up of Spanish builder Sacyr, Italy’s Salini Impregilo and Belgium’s [...]
As industrial disputes continue, workers at a port in Sydney say that they will remain in their position until the problem is solved.
Last Friday, Hutchison Port’s workers started with their demonstrations at various ports in Sydney and Melbourne after the company informed sacking of 100 workers via email.
The Fair Work Commission ordered the [...]
Campaigners for workers’ rights complain that they have been denied a voice in the trade talks, and have raised concerns about part of the deal that would allow corporations to sue governments for the potential loss of future profits.
“Corporate rights are treated as portable, binding and protected by enforceable laws in global trade agreements, [...]
From an article titled ”Maritime union ordered to pay up over ‘scabs’ posters at Fremantle port” by the Australian Associated Press:
The Maritime Union of Australia has been ordered to pay thousands of dollars in penalties and compensation to five employees named as “scabs” in posters distributed at Fremantle port.
Federal court justice Antony Siopis [...]
US military planners say Arctic search and rescue capabilities need to be improved with melting sea ice inviting tourists, oil companies and rival militaries to explore its chilly waters.
A report presented to lawmakers this week recommends more resources should be directed towards Arctic-specific training as warming conditions allow greater access to the region.
Important message from our brothers and sisters in the Maritime Union of Australia:
100 workers sacked by Hutchison Ports Australia via email sent at midnight last night.
Quoting from the email:
“…your position will not be retained. There are no redeployment opportunities. The intended last day of your employment will be Friday 14 August [...]
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