Portugal - Dock workers on overtime strike - May 31, 2018

 Lisbon dock workers have begun a two-week overtime strike in a dispute over issues related to wage rises and the distribution of the work at the port. The union offered the Yilport group to negotiate again so they could prevent the strike but, on the eve of the meeting, the Yilport group had stepped up its anti-union practices. The company said it would determine a strike as an unwarranted absence and, in addition, the company considered any worker in its staff or its 'pool' who did not arrive at work due to any workers' meeting, would be prevented from resuming work in the following 24 hours’.

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