Minimum wage

The workers are protesting under the banner of the United Food & Commercial Workers union. The strike began after the company introduced fresh provisions to cut down on workers’ benefits during contract negotiations

Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants

The Polish Teachers’ Union said that educators in 15,179 of the 20,403 (74.29%) schools and kindergartens in the country are participating in the strike. Students also staged a solidarity demonstration

Fight for $15

The new law schedules a pay rise which will ensure all workers receive 15 USD per hour by 2026

The call for the demonstration was given by OZ KOVO labor union, a Slovakian affiliate of IndustriAll. The union and the Communist Party of Slovakia said that while productivity levels matched that of Europe, workers’ wages lagged far behind

Over 100 workers who earn between USD 111-194 a month have been staging protests, demanding the clearance of unpaid dues. The statue, billed as the tallest in the world, has been criticized for various irregularities, as well as by residents of the region

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