African unions demand Madagascar act on Malagasy 43 as ITF tells ICTSI to back up statements with actions

African unions demand Madagascar act on Malagasy 43 as ITF tells ICTSI to back up statements with actions

The Madagascan Government will be the target of a protest at 08:30 tomorrow (18 October) at the African Ports Evolution conference in Durban, South Africa. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), and its affiliate the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU), will demand that the government immediately take all necessary steps to reinstate 43 dock workers sacked at the ICTSI-operated Port of Toamasina.

ICTSI faces landowner, worker fight in PNG

ICTSI faces landowner, worker fight in PNG

The PNG Maritime and Transport Workers Union and landowner groups are holding protests in Lae and Port Moresby today against Philippine port operator, ICTSI. Landowner groups are angry that they were excluded from the bid process, with the benefits of PNG port development flowing to a global company with a record of poor governance, predatory pricing and severe labour and safety violations.

Australian unions take up ICTSI dockworkers case with Indonesian Minister

Australian unions take up ICTSI dockworkers case with Indonesian Minister

The Indonesian Government is coming under pressure to intervene in a major industrial dispute developing with port operator ICTSI after Australian unions protested and delivered a joint letter to the Indonesian Minister for National Development Planning Bambang Brodjonegoro in Canberra today.