Portugal -Port workers strike over unpaid overtime -September 21, 2012

Workers at the Portimão Port, a popular cruise destination, have gone on strike over unpaid overtime and being made to perform tasks not mentioned in the labour contracts. The strike will last until 24 September, while more strikes have already been scheduled. Local politicians have voiced concern over the income losses from turning away cruise ships and have called on the government to resolve the industrial conflict.

English: http://www.algarveresident.com/0-48897/algarve/no-endsight-to-port-workers ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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