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Defend Regular Jobs: SF Rally For Port of Setúbal Dockworkers In Portugal
by Labor Video Project
Thursday Dec 13th, 2018 10:54 PM
Workers and trade unionists went to the Portuguese consulate in San Francisco to protest the union busting and deregulation at the Port of Setúbal. The shipping companies with the support of police and the government have eliminated seniority and are making the dockworkers part time tempoary workers.
Trade unionists and workers spoke out at the Portuguese consulate in San Francisco on December 13, 2018, for the Port of Setúbal dockworkers who are fighting the destruction of their regular jobs and the deregulation of Portuguese ports by the government. The dock workers have been attacked by the police and the dock owners who are seeking to destroy regular employment. Speakers talked about the global struggle against the temp gig economy and how it is destroying jobs and lives in every country of the world. Also George Romero, a retired member of the ILWU gave solidarity in their struggle.

The rally was sponsored by United Public Workers For Action.

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§Portuguese Dock Workers In Setúbal Fight Precarious Work
by Labor Video Project Thursday Dec 13th, 2018 10:54 PM
Portuguese dock workers are fighting precarious part-time work which threatens their stability and families. Additionally, temporary dockers are more likely to have more injuries and deaths.
§Portuguese Dockers March In Lisbon For seniority and labor rights.
by Labor Video Project Thursday Dec 13th, 2018 10:54 PM
Three hundred Port of Setúba dockers have been fighting against part-time work.
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