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Second Tilbury strike

[ May 17, 2012   //   ]

Dockers at Tilbury are to stage a second strike in their dispute with paper handler Enterprise Distribution Centre over the introduction of new ‘follow the ship’ contracts. It follows a 24-hour walk-out on 7-8 May – the first strike by dockers at Tilbury in Essex since 1989. The 45 employees of EDC – members of Unite, the country’s largest union – will be stage a 48-hour strike from 6.00am on Monday 21 May.

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