Oil tanker driver's struggle

Oil tanker drivers’ struggle: Bourgeois campaigns obscure the needs of the struggle

The furore over the oil tankers’ dispute shows what workers are up against in today’s capitalist system. The workers are fed up with the working conditions imposed on them by the oil companies and the contracting agents they use to hire them. They frequently have to work extremely long hours, which is a dire threat not only to their own safety but the safety of many others given the volatile nature of their cargo. There have also been serious attempts to cut their wages.

Subscribe to RSS - Oil tanker driver's struggle