Tag: union

APMT Gothenburg takes drastic measures

APMT Gothenburg

On Tuesday, June 20, APM Terminals Gothenburg in Sweden handed a notice of termination to 160 workers, out of total 450 employees, following “a sharp fall in volumes over the past year” due to the conflict with the Swedish Dockworker’s Union (SDU) that has been going on since early 2016. Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten reported from the press […]

Spanish ports’ strike on pause

Spain’s dockworkers unions called off the first two days of the 9-days strike scheduled for March, 6 and 8 and expect to continue negotiations with the government on the dock labour system reform. However, the action on March, 10 as well as those every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the following two weeks are still scheduled. […]

Ridiculous fines in Russian ports for violations of labour law

In Vladivostok, Russia, goes on the conflict between the dockers and the management of Vladivostok Sea Commercial Port (part of the FESCO Transportation Group of the Summa Group holding). Following the mass actions caused by the forced redundancy of the dockers of the port’s container terminal of which we wrote earlier, the transport prosecutor’s office […]