Dockers’ action day activity spans six continents

Port workers, wharfies and longshoremen are staging activities for the dockers’ global day of action happening Thursday 7 July between 8:00- 9:00 am (local time).

Dockers in ports on six continents will be part of the union action day, including the thousands of dockers belonging to the International Dockworkers' Council (IDC), the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF).

Under the slogan ‘Defend Dockers Rights’ dockers are acting to highlight issues of vital importance to port workers including: health and safety, precarious work, right to negotiation and collective agreements, uniform labor standards and automation.

Dockers in the following countries have confirmed they will be involved in activities: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Togo, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Follow the latest action in your country via social media channels:

www.defenddockersrights.org

Facebook/IDC    

Facebook/ITFdockers

Twitter: @IDCdockers @ITFglobalunion @ETFdockers

#DefendDockersRights

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