Sweden - Dockworkers strike - January 31, 2017

The dockworkers’ trade union (SDU), which includes 85% of the dockworkers at the Gothenburg terminal, plans to organise a strike at APM Terminals Gothenburg ’after being barred from representing its members at upcoming redundancy negotiations’. The strike is an effort in a year-long dispute ‘to re-establish a normal Swedish negotiation model, preventive health & safety in the workplace and other basic rights’.

English: http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/210681/swedish-dockworkers ...     

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