A historic moment for the labour movement

A little bit of history was made this week when Guy Ryder was elected director-general elect of the ILO (International Labour Organization).


May 30, 2012

Latest dock death proves need for action 

Our friends in the ILWU have given us the sad news of another docker death. This time it was a worker in the Port of Seattle, who, it is reported, was crushed between a forklift truck and a container.


May 21, 2012

Victory at Longview

The port of Longview is back in business following the signing of an agreement reached by the ILWU and EGT.


February 15, 2012

Constant vigilance is the key to docks safety

Two workers died this weekend in Antwerp, killed by a bulldozer being lifted into or out of the hold of a bulker for unloading purposes.


January 31, 2012