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14.09.2012

THREATENING OF STRIKE BY DOCK LABORERS AT SANTOS PORT - OUTCOME OF ASSEMBLY)

Please note that as a result of the assembly held yesterday by the Dock Laborers, it was decided that representatives of the Syndicate will proceed to Brasilia (headquarters of the Federal Government) in order to push the Government to quit of the idea of extinguishing the Dock Co. and the Ogmo (Laborers engagement official dept.). Thus, a meeting is already scheduled for next Wednesday (September 19th).

Dock Laborers demonstrating too much concern about this situation and the chance of strike still exists.

According to rumors, the will of the Government would be of privatizing Dock Co. and end-up with Ogmo as well which shall/could lead to laborers dismissal and losses on their earnings.

Williams (Serviços Marítimos)