Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:28
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:15
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:06
Hong Kong dock workers threaten strike action amid 8.5pc pay rise demand
PUBLISHED : Monday, 20 April, 2015, 1:00pm
UPDATED : Monday, 20 April, 2015, 11:58pm
Dock workers went on strike for 40 days in 2013 to demand better pay and conditions. Photo: Sam Tsang
Dock workers have demanded an 8.5 per cent pay rise and told contractors to start talks if they want to avoid a repeat of the strike that rocked the Kwai Tsing container terminals for 40 days in 2013.
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 08:43
LA Truckers may put it in idle
Drivers at busiest port complex in U.S. could stay away
By The Associated Press
Published: April 26, 2015, 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation’s busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job this week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday.
It won’t be clear until this week how many of the drivers stay away, but the action could disrupt business at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles as soon as Monday, after an expected vote this weekend.
Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 04/26/2015 - 09:46
TWSC Supports Korean General Strike
Statement To KCTU on Launching General Strike On April 24
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee sends send our solidarity for your general strike on April 24, 2015. Your fight against privatization of the Korea Railways and against the deregulation of the economy and growing repression against the Sewol families are not just Korean issues but issues in the United States and internationally.