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    Spanish ports hit as stevedores go on strike over liberalisation

    2017-06-07T11:23:21Z

    Spanish ports have been hit by country-wide strike action by more than 6,000 stevedores protesting about new laws that have technically liberalised dock services and ended the mandatory employment of unionised labour. The action is taking place at 39 cargo ports around the country and affecting parts movements in and ...

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    French fuel crisis adds to woes for transport sector

    2016-05-25T16:31:01Z

    [Updated May 27th] Road freight movements in France are being hit this week by a fuel crisis that has almost emptied almost a third of the country’s 12,000 fuelling stations. According to a Reuters report, oil workers at Total have shutdown output at three of its five refineries in ...

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    Transport strike to hit all modes across France

    2016-05-18T15:02:01Z

    Union-affiliated transport workers in France were scheduled to stage two days of strike action from today (May 18th) in protest at moves by the government to introduce a new bill deregulating the labour market without a parliamentary vote. The strikes are likely to affect all modes of transport and disrupt ...

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    Strike action hits XPO Logistics sites in France

    2016-04-20T16:22:02Z

    Logistics employees affiliated with the French trade union CFDT are taking strike action at a number of XPO Logistics facilities across France. The strike, which started at a site in the Ile-de-France area last week, has since been extended to 20 of the company’s 75 supply chain locations in the ...