Health workers protest
As public hospitals crumble, French health workers call for immediate action

Health workers and those in associated sectors held a national day of action demanding pay hikes, more staff, improved and safe working conditions, job security, and sufficient funds and resources for hospitals

Trade unions and civil society ask WHO members for stronger commitment to health workers’ rights

Baba Aye from Public Services International (PSI) looks back at the major discussion points and highlights of the 75th World Health Assembly

Australian aged-care workers prepare for walkout during election season

Thousands of aged-care workers in three Australian States will be staging a walkout just weeks ahead of the federal parliamentary election. Unions have blamed the Scott Morrison government for the crisis that has been afflicting aged-care centers

Health workers in Kosovo demand investment in health system for the benefit of all

Health workers’ organizations in Kosovo have highlighted the need for safe staffing ratios and better working conditions as professionals continue to leave the country in droves

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet resigns amid crisis, 2-month ceasefire in Yemen, and other stories

Today we look at ongoing protests in Sri Lanka as the economic crisis grows, the 2-month mutual ceasefire declared in Yemen, and more

Unhoused people face uncertainty as officials raze makeshift shelters and other stories

Today we look at the clearing of homeless encampments in New York City, US; the ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; and more

London Tube workers strike, New Zealand health strike scuttled and other stories

Today we look at the London Tube workers’ strike, state pressure against a major health workers’ strike in New Zealand and more

New Zealand Employment Court passes injunction to scuttle health workers’ strike

Even though the allied health workers’ unions in the capital Auckland postponed the strike owing to Omicron surge, the employment court forced a nationwide postponement

New Zealand health workers strike New Zealand government under pressure as health workers prepare for massive strikes

Over 10,000 allied health workers from over 70 different vocation groups are preparing to strike after more than a year of “fruitless” contract negotiations

Australia health workers strike Nurses in Australia’s New South Wales strike over wages, staff shortage

Thousands of nurses and midwives went on a day-long strike in Australia’s most populous New South Wales State to protest stagnating wages and unsafe staffing conditions

White coats shine a light on Turkey’s precarious health system

Health workers of all profiles continue to protest difficult working conditions, low salaries and workplace violence in Turkey

US expands punitive measures against Nicaraguan sandinista government and other stories

Today we look at the RENACER Act signed by President Joe Biden, protests by Mapuche people against growing militarization in Chile, and more