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Portugal:Lisbon dockers victory against precarious work

Portugal:Lisbon dockers victory against precarious work

Militant strike action blocks bosses attempts to undermine collective bargaining The Lisbon Dockers strike, which started in 20th of April, ended up with a significant victory to the Dockers! The agreement reached included 23 casualised workers in the collective contract, negotiate a new pay table and automatic career progression. They guaranteed that all the casual […]

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40 years since the Portuguese revolution

40 years since the Portuguese revolution

A half-century of fascist rule was swept aside in a day This year marks the 40th anniversary of the military coup of April 25, 1974, which opened the doors to the Portuguese revolution of 1974-75. This anniversary is taking place at a time of widespread turmoil and general anger in Portugal, as the working and […]

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Portugal: Government in disintegration
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Portugal: Government in disintegration

No to a government of “national unity”! For mass action to deal final blow to rotten coalition and impose a workers’ alternative! In the last two weeks, Portugal has been plunged into possibly the deepest and most desperate episode of political crisis since the onset of the recession and intervention of the Troika over 2 […]

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