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Spanish Dockworkers to Face Massive Layoffs?

Spanish Dockworkers to Face Massive Layoffs?
https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/212198/spanish-dockworkers-to-fac...
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Image Courtesy: Offshore and Home Trade Seamen's Welfare Trust
At least 6,500 Spanish dockworkers could be laid off according to the recently announced plan by the country’s Minister of Public Works to reform the port system.

Joyous Africans Take to the Rails, With China’s Help

Joyous Africans Take to the Rails, With China’s Help
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/world/africa/africa-china-train.html?...
By ANDREW JACOBS
FEB. 7, 2017

Canadian Ousted Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 TTC union head accuses parent association of intimidating officials

Canadian Ousted Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 TTC union head accuses parent association of intimidating officials
The suspended president of the TTC’s largest union is accusing the association’s American-based parent organization ATU of coercing union officials into signing a “loyalty pledge” against him.
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2017/02/06/ousted-ttc-un...

Drawing for ILWU LA and Long Beach port jobs ordered to restart after abrupt suspension

Drawing for LA and Long Beach port jobs ordered to restart after abrupt suspension
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/20170206/drawing-for-la-and-long-b...
Dock workers enter the hall to get their jobs for the day. On Monday, those who submitted cards for the lottery were supposed to learn if their names had been drawn to join the casuals, but Monday’s lottery was halted. Brittany Murray — Staff Photographer

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says "“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says
"“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat, and often the hand sanitizer is empty or broken. This is an absolute disrespect to the workers who move nearly 1 million Chicagoans every day,"

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