Poti strike Oct Nov 2012

Metal workers fired as others block railway

By | March 25th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Striking workers are blocking a railway line in Poti. TBILISI, DFWatch–The management of the metallurgical plant in Poti has fired nine employees the day after the port workers there went on strike. This decision led to a renewal of the workers’ rally, who at first demanded better working conditions and normal salary, […]

Workers protest in Poti

By | March 23rd, 2013|Categories: News, Society|Tags: |

Port and metal workers in Poti went on strike Saturday to demand better conditions. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Port and metal workers in Poti went on strike Saturday, demanding to improve their work conditions and have a normal salary. Journalists from the port city report that workers at the Georgian-Indian owned metallurgical plant were on strike the whole […]

Poti strike over

By | November 11th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The strike among port workers in Poti has ended, as workers were promised a 20 percent pay rise. A local correspondent for Interpressnews reports that what solved the crisis was when Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Irakli Petriashvili, […]

Poti Port paralyzed by strike

By | November 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — In Poti, a city on Georgia’s Black Sea coast, the port is paralyzed by a strike. The port is important not only because it connects South Caucasus to the outside world but also because it is an important transit hub for the flow of goods […]