750 Strike at Australian Shipbuilder Forgacs

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

At least 750 workers at a shipbuilding company elected to strike today at Fogracs in an effort to obtain better working hours and conditions, the Australian Associated Press reported.

The workers reportedly set down their tools and closed up shop from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. (AEST) at Fogracs four sites in Newcastle, while work stoppages also occurred at the company's smaller sites in Sydney and Brisbane.

Source: AAP, Staff

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