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Miners protest in New York City in support of striking Warrior Met workers

Over 1,100 coal workers at the Warrior Met mine in Alabama have been on strike for four months. The protest in New York City was held to put pressure on Warrior Met’s largest shareholder, BlackRock Inc.

Sex workers and COVID-19: Resisting the pandemic and criminalization

Sex workers who work at the intersection of informality, stigmatization and criminalization have strengthened their organizing to grapple with the economic impact of the pandemic

Volvo Trucks workers in US face uncertainty as company unilaterally imposes deal

Despite the third tentative agreement proposed by Volvo Trucks North America being rejected by the workers in a vote last week, the company has declared that it will unilaterally impose the deal effective on Monday

Workers strike in Uruguay against hunger and inequality

Workers mobilized to demand a basic emergency income, increased investment in public sectors, greater employment opportunities, strengthening of the healthcare system, among other measures to combat the economic and social crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Despite month-long lockout at ExxonMobil, workers continue to push for fair wages

After more than a month of being locked-out ExxonMobil, oil refinery workers in Texas continue to struggle for their jobs and fair contract and call for greater accountability from the corporation

McDonald’s workers strike for wage hike

McDonald’s has promised a wage hike plan to be rolled out over the next few months. But Fight for 15 has rejected the plan as a “PR stunt.”

Why delivery workers across the planet are rising up against exploitation

Even before the crisis of the pandemic, food delivery companies have seen their profits skyrocket while their so-called “self-employed” workers suffer rights violations and were banned from unionizing.

Workers across US strike demanding hike in minimum wage

Workers in major cities across the United States, participated in a nationwide strike action to raise the federal minimum wage to USD 15 per hour, on February 16

Unions demands investigation after death of three workers following explosion at ArcelorMittal plant in South Africa

For 12 hours after the incident, the management of ArcelorMittal, the largest steel producer on the African continent, did not bring in specialists, but used about 10 of its ordinary employees to conduct the search and rescue operation, NUMSA reported

Why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

Workers at one of Amazon’s warehouses are deciding whether or not to join a union. Amazon’s union-busting efforts indicate just how important the vote is

South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic workers

The court has ruled that these employees can claim from the Compensation Fund if injured while on duty. The ground-breaking judgment also ensures domestic workers can apply retrospectively.

Californian court passes injunction on gig workers’ law, after threats from Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft, have strongly opposed California’s AB5, that classifies gig workers as employees, instead of as contractors of the companies

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