Dockers’ strikes cancelled
On 16th March docker’s strikes have been cancelled because Spanish Congress of Deputies has not ratified the unilateral legislative decree.
Dockers’ strike 17th, 20th, 22th, 24th March
Dockers labor unions such as Coordinadora del Mar, UGT, CCOO, Confederación Intersindical Galega and CGT have organized strikes for March after the approval of a unilateral legislative decree. Find below the days and hours established for the strikes:
Days 17th, 20th, 22th, 24th March. After the meeting between dockers and companies, strikes for 10th, 13th and 15th have been called off.
From 9 to 10, from 11 to 12, from 13 to 14, from 15 to 16, from 17 to 18, from 19 to 20, from 21 to 22, from 23 to 24, from 1 to 2, from 3 to 4, from 5 to 6 and from 7 to 8 hours.
Terminals are taken some measures to reduce the impact of these strikes. They are not accepting containers earlier than seven or five working days from the start of the scheduled vessel’s operations and not later than 6 hours prior to the start of the scheduled operations of the vessel.
Vessel’s scale at Spanish ports could be modified or cancelled.
Moreover, International Dockers Council (IDC) announced a strike for the 23rd of March in order to support Spanish dockers. This strike will last three hours at European ports and one hour at the ports of the other continents. It was foreseen for the 10th of March but the date has been changed after dockers and companies meeting.