Labor
Walmart workers’ union in Chile denounces mass dismissals

The union says that workers are being dismissed for taking part in the strike and announced that it will file a lawsuit against the company for anti-union dismissals

Colombian transport workers’ strike enters fifth day

The workers are demanding that the government revoke the suspension of driving licenses of thousands of drivers and take measures to ensure the safety of drivers

South African labor court interdicts country-wide strike by bank officials

The strike called by the South African Society of Bank Officials over mass layoffs was interdicted by a judge on the basis of a technicality

California’s labor law regularizing gig economy workers could set a global precedent

The legislation is the first of its kind and will likely force app-based corporates like Uber to reclassify their workers as employees rather than as contractors

Dutch metal workers’ struggle for a fair labor agreement bears fruit

The new Collective Labor Agreement, reached after several months of intense bargaining between trade unions and employers, proposes a phased salary hike of nearly 8%

Peruvian mine industry workers suspend indefinite strike

The workers suspended their strike this week in order to facilitate a dialogue with the authorities on their demands

Peruvian mining industry workers begin an indefinite general strike

The mine workers are demanding a dignified collective negotiation agreement and abolition of an anti-labor reform, approved by the president in July

NUMSA prepares for labor dispute in motor industry sector

Workers in the motor industry sector are demanding a 12% hike, along with a night-shift allowance for fuel station employees working on night shifts

Torn apart from families, almost 400 remain in detention after ICE raids in Mississippi

Around 680 workers from seven food processing units were detained by ICE on Wednesday in the largest single-state operation in recent times

Toyota to suspend more than 5,000 workers in Argentina

The decision to lay off personnel was taken by the company to compensate for the losses incurred due to the drop in sales

Tea workers in West Bengal to hold united rally

Despite years of struggle and negotiations with the Government, the hundreds of thousands of tea workers in West Bengal are still not paid minimum wage

Bangladesh’s dairy farmers hit hard with milk ban

The high court in Bangladesh has banned production, distribution and sale of pasteurized milk for 14 companies and now dairy farmers have nowhere to sell their milk

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