1972 Dockworkers Strike
1972 Dockworkers Strike
1972: dockworkers strike. documentary film made by cinema action on the picket lines during the dockworkers strike of 1972 to safe guard jobs and oppose economic restructuring, lay offs and increased monopolisation of the industry and growing government involvement in industrial disputes. submitted by reddebrek on february 26, 2020. Documentary film made by cinema action on the picket lines during the dockworkers strike of 1972 to safe guard jobs and oppose economic restructuring, lay offs and increased monopolisation of the industry and growing government involvement in industrial disputes. 1972: national dock strike begins. thousands of british dockers have begun an official strike to safeguard jobs. no cargo will be handled by the country's 42,000 registered dockers, but roll on roll off ferries will still pass through railway ports like dover and folkestone. they are protesting at plans for compulsory redundancies and against. Originally published on 28 july 1972. malcolm stuart. mon 27 jul 2009 19.05 edt. "we're not going to be bought off, lads – it's a national strike." at that bernie steer, one of the five. 1972: dockworkers strike "we've got this tremendous struggle by the employing class, for the survival of their profits. and that means they're going to intensify the struggle against the working class in order to maintain their profits.
1972 Dock Strike
Dockworkers strike. on 23 october 1972, more than 2 000 african stevedores in durban went on strike for higher wages and better working conditions. this strike brought work in the harbour virtually to a standstill as 20 ships lay idle. the strike was precipitated by a new five day working week that had been introduced a week earlier. The situation in 1971 72 was complicated by nixon's wage freeze, announced during the second month of the il wu strike. the freeze officially indicated to the longshoremen that they would be denied whatever wage gains they might force from the employers. clearly, the stage was set for a repeat of 1948. Dockworkers accept pay board wage cuts. san francisco , calif . ( ap ) — the longshore union and dock employers agreed monday on wage scales ordered by the federal pay board , ending the threat of a renewed west coast dock strike .
The 1972 Dockers Strike By Cinema Action
video documentary of the 1972 dockworkers strike. archive.org details dockersstrike1972cinemaactionwatchonline. working class history in the uk. rare footage of early 1970s labour and trade union movement struggle turning over the liverpool dockers strike maritime union of australia (mua). this september marks the 20th anniversary of one of the longest (14 aug 1972) police and dockers battle at a lincolnshire wharf as the british dock strikes continue. find out more about ap (16 aug 1972) militant dockers give the proposed british docks strike settlement an angry welcome outside the conference venue. (9 aug 1972) striking dockers clash with police who were protecting non union workers unloading cargo ships. find out more gaumont british newsreel (reuters) to license this film, visit 14 august 1889, london's dockworkers went on strike and brought the greatest port in the world to a standstill. five weeks later britain's quarter of a million miners have been on strike for nearly two weeks the first national stoppage in nearly 50 years. (25 jul 1972) london dockers scuffle with police outside pentonville prison and airport workers vote to stop work, as protests two dockers recall the importance of support from footballer robbie fowler during a strike. (21 jul 1972) dock worker union leaders are imprisoned as dock workers in london and liverpool take strike action. find out