Job security
UCU Victory - UK University and College Union secures big win against work casualization in the UK

Following UCU-led negotiations with the Open University (OU) authorities, 4,800 casualized associate lecturers are now entitled to contracts and other rights

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

Tube workers strike - London London Tube workers continue protests against mass layoffs

Transport for London has decided to make cuts worth millions in the transport sector in London, including in the underground rail network (Tube) where it has decided to cut 600 jobs

General Strike - Italy Italian working class mobilizes for worker-friendly budget, pension reforms and job security

National trade unions in Italy organized a general strike protesting the 2022 budget plan of the Mario Draghi government for not meeting the expectations of the working class, particularly on tax cuts, pension reforms and preventing the relocation of industries

Hundreds killed in wave of attacks in Sudan’s Darfur region and other stories

Today we look at recent armed violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, an agreement between a migrant caravan and the Mexican government, and more

Workers March - Portugal Working class sections in Portugal hit the streets demanding better wages and job security

The workers’ mobilization was called by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) to reiterate their demand for increasing the national minimum wage to 850 euros (USD 954.97) per month

Workers of Airbus plants in Germany protest restructuring, demand job security

Under the leadership of the IG Metall union, workers of Airbus and its subsidiary, Premium Aerotec, protested the company’s plans for restructuring, which will likely affect 13,000 jobs in its German plants

Sweden LAS Employment security under attack in Sweden

Chairman of the Communist Party of Sweden Andreas Sörensen has criticized the Swedish government’s bid to dilute the employment protection act as a move against workers’ rights in the country

Workers Protest-Portugal Workers’ protest sweeps Portugal 

Workers led by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) organized multiple demonstrations across Portugal demanding wage hikes, rise in pensions, job security and fair collective bargaining

South African Airlines Unions to appeal against labor court’s refusal to stay closure of South African Airways routes

The unions are appealing to a higher court after a labor court ruled against the their application seeking an interdiction against SAA’s decision to close 11 routes. The unions are arguing that it will lead to retrenchments

Portugal call center Portuguese call center workers intensify strike

The strike call given by the National Union of Telecommunications and Audiovisual Workers in Portugal will see work stoppages in three shifts from December 22-31. The workers are demanding an increase in wages and better working conditions

Monaco strike Monaco trade unions denounce job cuts at Lancaster Cosmetic House

A strike was called by the Union of Monaco Trade Unions on November 6, against the restructuring plan announced by the management of the company