Collective bargaining
US workers strike In US, over 10,000 workers in John Deere warn of a strike

A strike deadline was announced by the United Auto Workers unions at various John Deere plants after workers overwhelmingly voted against the company’s tentative contract

Canada miners strike 2,600 Canadian workers on strike after rejecting Vale Canada’s contract deal

In a vote held among members of United Steelworkers which represents the workers at Vale Canada, over 70% voted to reject the deal the company had reached with negotiators

Counting underway for historic union vote at Alabama’s Amazon unit

The federal labor watchdog has begun counting on March 30, which could take days to finish. The unionization drive has shone light on the abysmal workplace conditions of US’ largest employer

Myanmar unions ACT Unions win the right to organize under ACT agreement in Myanmar

Several dispute resolution settlements between Myanmar-based suppliers and local trade unions have been concluded under the Action, Collaboration, Transformation agreement during the COVID-19 crisis

Workers Protest-Portugal Workers’ protest sweeps Portugal 

Workers led by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) organized multiple demonstrations across Portugal demanding wage hikes, rise in pensions, job security and fair collective bargaining

Denmark minimum wage strike Danish trade unions demand hike in minimum wages

Denmark has no statutory minimum wage. The current minimum salary for a full-time worker in Copenhagen is reportedly around DKK 110 (USD 16.37) per hour

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Chile’s youth on the path of struggle

We also look at the campaign for the release of a Pakistani professor on the death row and a struggle by Greek telecom workers.

Greek OTE strike Braving police crackdown, Greek telecom workers continue strike

The workers of the OTE telecom company have been on strike since the last week of December, demanding a single collective contract for all workers in the OTE Group

German airlines strike Airline crew go strike in Germany

Employees of Germanwings – a budget airline fully owned by Lufthansa – went for a three-day strike from December 30, over deadlock in a collective bargaining dispute with the management

Samsung Samsung executives sentenced in South Korea for union-busting

26 senior executives and former employees of the Samsung Group have been sentenced to jail, while the company has been charged a minor fine for violating the country’s labor laws

Workers’ power brings Uruguay to a halt

The national trade union center called for a multisectorial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas and against the International Labor Organization’s decision on collective wage bargaining.

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