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SF Solidarity For Striking UK Felixstowe Dockers:Fighting Hutchison Billionaire Li Ka-shig
by Labor Video Project
A solidarity speak out was held for striking for UK Felixstowe dockers who went on strike for wage increases.
Supporters of the UK Felixstowe UNITE dockers strike sang and spoke out at an action in front of the UK consulate in San Francisco on Monday August 22, 2022. Former ILWU Local 10 president George Romero talked about their support and the issues including privatization.

The Felixstowe dockers went out on an 8 day strike starting on August 21, 2022. The port controls nearly 50% of the cargo traffic to the UK.
The Tory government and candidates for Prime Minister have threatened to pass even more draconian anti-labor laws against British workers.

Participants at the rally supported a general strike in the UK to bring down the anti-labor government.

The Port of Felixstowe is the largest port in Britain and it is controlled by CK Hutchison Holdings which is owned by Chinese based billionaire and union buster Li Ka-shing. He also owns the UK Port of Harwich and Hutchison has over 30,000 employees around the world and operates 52 ports and terminals in 26 countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe. He has also benefited from China’s Belt and Road Initiative as China has taken control of ports around the world including running many ports in China. Li Ka-shing was also involved in trying to break the Hong Kong dockers strike in 1983 but was defeated by the Hong Kong dock workers union and mass community support when there was a 40 day strike.

Labor musician Pat Fahey sang at the solidarity event.

Additional media:

US Solidarity With Felixstowe UNITE Dockers Strikers By ILWU Local 10 Past President Trent Willis

Hong Kong Dockers Strike & Struggles Against Li Ka-shing : HK Unionists Stephan Chan & Wong Yu Loy"

All On the Same Ocean," Hong Kong Dockworkers' Strike"

They Only Understand Power” On 2022 SF "Bloody Thursday" ILWU Local 10 Trent Willis Speaks Out

On May1 It's Time For A General Strike & Fighting Labor Movement! ILWU10 Former Pres Trent Willis

Solidarity Has No Borders:The Journey Of The Neptune Jade

ILWU Local 10 & OEA Rank & File Joint Meeting To Fight Privatization With Worker Community Action

UK Liverpool Dockers: A History Of Rebellion and Betrayal and Lessons For Today

Production of Labor Video Project
§UK Felixstowe Dockers Strike For Wage Increases
by Labor Video Project
Striking UNITE Felixstowe dockers are fighting for living wages
§Support From Other Workers Building
by Labor Video Project
Support for the UNITE Felixstowe dockers strike is building.
§Hong Kong Striking Dockers Protest Chinese Billionaire Li Ka-shing
by Labor Video Project
Chinese dockers went on a 40 day strike against Chinese billionaire Li Ka-shing in who owned the docks in Hong Kong. Li Ka-shing through Hutchison operates 52 ports including many in China.
§Striking UNITE Felixstowe Dockers Fighting Hutchison
by Labor Video Project
The Tory government is threatening even more anti-labor laws as a growing strike wave in the UK could turn into a general strike movement to bring down the government.
§Hong Kong Dockers Fighting Hutchison Billionaire Li Ka-shing
by Labor Video Project
Hong Kong dockers waged a mass struggle with community support to defeat Chinese billionaire Hutchison owner Li Ka-shing. He is a big supporter of the Chinese government and he controls many ports in China and around the world including in Ensenada, Mexico.
§General Strike Movement In UK Growing
by Labor Video Project
There is a growing movement for a general strike in UK against the slave labor conditions, union busting and reactionary Tory government.
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