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Dockworkers strike declared illegal after union loses appeal

Zach Dyer - November 7, 2014

Soon after striking longshoremen reached a partial deal with the Atlantic Port Authority, JAPDEVA, to return to work Thursday, a court in Limón declared the strike illegal,…

Libertarian lawmaker Otto Guevara files criminal complaint against port authority officials for paying striking dockworkers
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Libertarian lawmaker Otto Guevara files criminal complaint against port authority officials for paying striking dockworkers

L. Arias - November 6, 2014

More than 1,500 dockworkers affiliated with the union SINTRAJAP went on strike for 16 days, yet the Atlantic Port Authority's (JAPDEVA) board of directors on Wednesday voted to pay them full…

Longshoremen suspend strike to protect paychecks
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Longshoremen suspend strike to protect paychecks

Zach Dyer - November 6, 2014

The 16-day longshoremen strike in Limón may finally be heading toward its end after Ombudswoman Monserrat Solano announced a deal to suspend the walkout Wednesday evening, according to several…

Hurting the bottom line: Delays from dock strike have impact on business
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Hurting the bottom line: Delays from dock strike have impact on business

Zach Dyer - October 31, 2014

Recommended: Costa Rican authorities investigate alleged payments to known criminals to stage violent protests in Caribbean port city As the strike in Costa Rica's Caribbean port city of…

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Police re-take docks from striking union workers, arrest 68

Zach Dyer - October 23, 2014

https://twitter.com/celsogamboacr/status/525120117601234945 Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa announced that police had removed striking stevedores from the docks in Moín and Limón, which handles 80 percent of Costa Rica’s…

UPDATE: Atlantic ports paralyzed after dockworkers go on ‘indefinite’ strike
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UPDATE: Atlantic ports paralyzed after dockworkers go on ‘indefinite’ strike

Zach Dyer - October 22, 2014

Update Wednesday, Oct. 22, 12:10 p.m.: Traffic at the Atlantic Port Authority’s (JAPDEVA) docks ground to a halt as the public agency’s union, SINTRAJAP, made good on…

Public workers unhappy with salary increase protest in San José
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Public workers unhappy with salary increase protest in San José

L. Arias - February 25, 2014

Thousands of public employees on Tuesday marched eight blocks down San José's Second Avenue to protest a 0.43 percent wage increase approved by the government earlier this…

Public workers unions planning large protest, likely in March
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Public workers unions planning large protest, likely in March

L. Arias - February 13, 2014

Public employees working in government, education, health, police and coastal docks are spending this month planning the country's first major strike of the year. At the center…