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10 February 2020

UK: Wife of deceased worker brings suit against British company for ship-breaking exploitation in Bangladesh

According to data released by NGO, Shipbreaking Platform, a total of 674 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to Bangladeshi scrap years in 2019, making Bangladesh again the world's "dumping grond" for ships. In 2019, figures also...

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28 October 2019

Bangladesh: Worker casualties at shipyards continue without any intervention

Author: Anwar Hussain, Dhaka Tribune


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8 June 2011

In Greek Port, Storm Brews Over Chinese-Run Labor

Author: Louisa Lim, NPR

Cosco doesn't allow unions or collective bargaining among its 500-plus Greek workers. The unions report that Cosco workers are largely unskilled and working on a temporary basis, with no benefits...During two visits last year…the labor inspection...

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6 May 2011

Anti-union "purge" at DHL in South Africa

Author: International Transport Workers Federation

[W]orkers…at DHL in South Africa are being subjected to intimidation for attempting to join a union…the harassment began when a manager was suspended for belonging to the ITF-affiliated South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu). The...

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19 November 2009

ITF tells Møller-Maersk to dump violent contractor [India]


The ITF [International Transport Workers' Federation] has put Møller-Maersk on notice that it has to get rid of one of its contractors that has allegedly repeatedly attacked port drivers in Mumbai, India...Backed by Indian trade unions, the ITF is...

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