Labor laws
Trade unions in Croatia protest anti-worker labor act

Trade unions, civil society organizations and left parties in Croatia oppose the government’s proposal of a new labor act that they say will undermine workers’ rights and trade unionizing

Myanmar workers and political prisoners Workers and political prisoners not safe in Myanmar, say union representatives

Garment workers are facing an intensely repressive period with increased restrictions on their mobilization. Meanwhile, even lawyers representing political prisoners are being detained by the junta in Myanmar

Colombia marks 5th year of Peace Accords amid continued insecurity and other stories

Today we look at the Colombian peace process in the context of growing insecurity, casualties after a refugee boat capsized in the English Channel, and more

Fight for $15 is a struggle for dignity and equality

Worker and organizer Eric Winston speaks about the importance of the $15 minimum wage for workers in the US and the broader struggle for rights

India Unions letter to ILO ILO must intervene to stop abrogation of labor rights in India, demand 10 trade unions

The 10 trade unions wrote to the ILO, providing more details on a complaint they had filed on May 14 against the suspension of labor laws by several State governments in India

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

Ravi Srivastava on history of labour rights in India

Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.

ATW 42 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 42

In this episode, we report on Indian protest against regressive labor reforms, and Argentina, where activists commemorated 2 years of the forced disappearance of Santiago Maldonado and still continue to denounce the Argentinian state’s manipulation of the case.

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon protest discriminatory labor law

A new rule announced by the Lebanese Ministry of Labor requires Palestinian businesses and workers to obtain work permits

4,000 garment and textile workers quit jobs in protest in Southern India

The mass resignation of the workers was due to severe exploitation and also physical abuse by the bosses and the police.