Nearly 50,000 General Motors’ employees have been on strike since over a month now, demanding their rights as workers.
The strike by over 48,000 employees led by the United Auto Workers entered its 28th day on October 13. While the company has made offers regarding pay hikes and permanent jobs, the closure of four plants remains a sticking point
We also take a look at the march in Argentina commemorating forty-three years of the Night of the Pencils
The workers claimed that GM’s decision to terminate nearly 4,000 jobs in North America was part of the company’s strategy of profit maximization. They pointed out that the company had benefited from a public-funded bailout during the 2008 financial crisis
Hundreds of workers belonging to the trade union Unifor staged a protest in Ontario, saying that they were preparing for the fight of their lives to save their jobs