COVID-19 impact on the workers
Over 10,000 workers at John Deere down tools

Workers at the John Deere plants have claimed that while the company reached record profits, it has insists on cutting workers benefits and wage hikes

10,000 John Deere workers begin largest US private sector strike in years

While the company has earned record profits, workers say their pay and benefits are being undercut

Health workers’ right to strike under threat

Some governments have taken the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to limit people’s rights, including workers’ right to organize. Across the world, health workers who have organized strikes and other actions have faced repression and threats.

COVID-19 laid bare the struggles and exploitation that domestic workers face

While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.

Why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

Workers at one of Amazon’s warehouses are deciding whether or not to join a union. Amazon’s union-busting efforts indicate just how important the vote is

Crucial vote to decide unionization of Amazon workers in Alabama

Amazon workers are making history with the second-ever vote on unionization in the company’s US warehouses

Why third world workers were worst hit by the pandemic

Advanced countries have been more open-handed in fiscal support for their economies, in particular for workers, while Third World countries have been extremely niggardly, not necessarily out of choice (except in the case of India)

COVID19 ILO report 34 million workers lost jobs in Latin America and Caribbean region due to pandemic: report

The International Labour Organization study based on nine major economies in Latin America and the Caribbean says there was a 21% contraction in working hours in the first three quarters of 2020

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