Neeti Prakash
Striking Bangladesh jute mill workers Bangladesh jute mill workers go on strike to demand unpaid wages

The workers have not been paid for 6 to 13 weeks, and have been demonstrating in different parts of Bangladesh’s industrial belt. The strike entered its fifth day on May 18.

Fight for $15 is reshaping the US Labor movement

The movement spans over 300 cities across the world. It is no longer limited to exploited employees in the fast food industry but has expanded to include home health aides, child care teachers, airport workers, adjunct professors and even retail employees.

Stop & Shop employees continue protest against unfair contract

The workers are protesting under the banner of the United Food & Commercial Workers union. The strike began after the company introduced fresh provisions to cut down on workers’ benefits during contract negotiations

Farmers' protest in Ireland ‘Un-Fair’ Deal: Irish farmers protest over nursing home scheme

The protesters demanded that the changes to the ‘Fair Deal’ nursing home scheme that were introduced in 2018 be implemented immediately as well as retrospectively.

Brazil Indigenous In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, indigenous groups are struggling for basic human rights

Land invasions on indigenous reserves have increased by 150% since Bolsonaro’s election. At least 16 attacks on indigenous communities have been documented thus far, including four homicides, as well as instances of stoning, deforesting, and arson.

Amazon employees strike in Germany for better wages and working conditions

Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants

London Overground Strike “Low pay? No way!”: London Overground workers go on strike for decent pay

Workers at the London Overground went on a 48-hour strike, protesting the existing working conditions and low wages

Is Chicago’s new mayor as progressive as she claims?

The media has been hailing the victory of Lori Lightfoot, who is a black woman and openly gay, as a historic moment. However, activists point out that she has a history of working against the interests of the very communities whose interests she claims to champion

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