General Strike
The Left Democratic Alliance protest the latest hike in gas price in front of National Press Club, Dhaka on Saturday. Focus Bangla Left Democratic Alliance calls strike against gas price hike in Bangladesh

The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.

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.

Thousands of Brazilians to go on strike against pension reforms on Friday

The countrywide general strike is against the proposed pension reforms that are likely to raise the average retirement age. A wide range of demands, including higher spending for education and a halt to privatization of refineries, are also being raised

Workers convention India Trade unions call for end to Modi government’s anti-workers policy

The working class population was forced to embark on more than 18 country-wide general and sectoral strikes since the Hindu conservative Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014.

Ep 04 Around the world on 8 minutes Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 04

In this episode, we take you India, where Delhi police have charged three communist students leaders with sedition. We also look into the Los Angeles teachers’ strike and Swaziland civil servants’ strike call.

Around the world in 8 minutes: Episode 02

This episode takes you to New Delhi, India where millions of defiant workers went on a two-day general strike against the policies of the far-right Narendra Modi government.

NUMSA Strike Why are South African plastic sector workers on strike?

The workers have been on a strike since October 15, having successfully consolidated participants from across the country in a National #PlasticsShutdown.

Swaziland workers occupy the streets in a historic strike against Monarchy’s anti-labor policies

Reports of the police crackdown on the protestors have come in from across the nation, with many injured.

Workers Declare General Strike on July 20 in Delhi

Hundreds of workers under the joint banner of 11 unions served the strike notice to the Delhi government with four major demands.

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