On March 7 Port of Lyttleton workers decided to take strike action and refuse to unload ‘black’ cargo due to arrive from Auckland, a port undergoing extensive strike action. A strong midday picket was followed in the evening by a smaller and hastely organised community picket, which met while the Employment Court ruled on an injunction taken by the Port against the Lyttleton sympathy strike. Mike Will talks about the reasons for the strike, and the results of the injunction.

Apologies for the sound quality—ports are windy places!

Some info:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/6540708/Lyttelton-port-wins-boycott-inju…

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=1079…

http://www.saveourport.com/

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