The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The workers have been on a strike since October 15, having successfully consolidated participants from across the country in a National #PlasticsShutdown.
Reports of the police crackdown on the protestors have come in from across the nation, with many injured.
Hundreds of workers under the joint banner of 11 unions served the strike notice to the Delhi government with four major demands.