At ManiFiesta, the fest of solidarity, Medics for the People sparked discussions about pressing problems in the health system in Belgium, offering people-centered, public alternatives
In the past few months, workers across Europe, including in Belgium, have been organizing frequent mobilizations against the ongoing cost of living crisis.
Over 80,000 people marched in Brussels demanding that the government repeal the 1996 Wage Margin Act that acts as an obstacle to negotiating a maximum average wage increase
Belgian trade unions view the 1996 Wage Margin Act – which establishes a strict procedure to negotiate a maximum average wage increase – as a major impediment to raising salaries
Like many other countries in Europe, Belgium is also experiencing a worsening cost of living crisis with higher energy and food prices triggered by the ongoing war in Ukraine and profiteering by monopolists