Unite gets international backing for London Gateway campaign

The International Transport Workers Federation has backed the UK Unite union's campaign to be recognised at DP World's new London Gateway port. It followed a meeting in London on 17 April that unanimously backed the involvement of Unite the Union at the London Gateway terminal. The union has complained that while the new port is due to open in the autumn and is already recruiting around 2,500 workers, it has ... [+]

Turkish workers support DHL strikers

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will hand deliver a message of support from Turkish DHL workers to their colleagues in Neasden who are locked in a dispute over pay differentials. Members of the RMT union are due to strike in Neasden on Monday 22 October in protest at being ... [+]

Portsmouth protest

The RMT seafarers' union held protests in Portsmouth – as part of a worldwide series of actions by the trade union movement - over pay and conditions for workers at Channel Islands shipping firm Condor Ferries on 12 October. It claimed that the company was exploiting overseas workers. However, in ... [+]

Portsmouth strike off

Quay assistants at Portsmouth International Port have voted to accept a deal hammered out between the Unite union in the country and the management. Of the city council-owned port. The new agreement will see all staff moved onto the superior ‘old’ contract and all overtime after midnight will be worked ... [+]

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