Dear All,


Understand from resources that All India Major Port workers unions are set to go on one day strike on 2nd Sept.

All cargo operation at ports / terminal will be come to standstill from 0700 Hrs to 2300 Hrs and it may continue till 0700 Hrs on 3rd Sept.


The working people of the country, from almost all the sectors, from all the states, have very well completed their preparation for the 24 hour strike on 2nd September.

This strike is the 16th countrywide General strike after 1991, against the neoliberal offensive of the ruling classes and the fourth strike after all the 11 central TUs and also the National Federations came on a joint platform.
All information from various corners of the country indicate that most enthusiastic preparations have been there to make the strike a complete success.

The Co-ordination Committee of five national federations of Port and Dock Workers met at Paradeep on 21st June to plan out campaigns among the port and dock workers. Meeting again at Chennai on 8th and 9th August to review the preparations the committee decided to direct all the affiliated unions to issue strike notices to the management. Detailed programme of campaigning was worked out.

Please be guided accordingly.