Joint ITF-Maersk Meeting Closes with Press Conference
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
A meeting between Danish shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk and ITF-affiliated trade unions representing its workers in 22 countries closed in Copenhagen after what the ITF described as "the first steps in a journey that we hope will benefit both the company and its workers".
Representatives from 32 unions attended the two-day conference, which was hosted by Danish union 3F from April 23 to 24. Knud Pontoppidan, Senior Vice President of AP Moller-Maersk, addressed the meeting April 24 and then attended the closing press conference.