Job losses
Workers Protest-Glasgow Working class of Glasgow fights to save jobs at McVitie’s factory

On May 11, the Pladis group announced the closure of a biscuit factory of its subsidiary McVitie’s at Tollcross, Glasgow, putting at risk around 500 jobs

Police crackdown on communist activists amid unrest in Kenya and other stories

Today we take a look at the crackdown on communist activists in Kenya, ILO’s report on widespread job losses in the LAC region, a hunger strike by undocumented workers for pandemic aid in the US, Israel’s announcement that it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, and the withdrawal of felony charges against 3 organizers in the US.

Bangladesh garment workers Millions of garment workers face job losses in Bangladesh 

According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Global Workers Rights, “millions of workers are at greater risk of losing their jobs” due to global brands “demanding price cuts and delaying payments to suppliers”

COVID19 ILO report 34 million workers lost jobs in Latin America and Caribbean region due to pandemic: report

The International Labour Organization study based on nine major economies in Latin America and the Caribbean says there was a 21% contraction in working hours in the first three quarters of 2020

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