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Employers' meager hike offer infuriates South African security guard unions Employers’ meager hike offer infuriates South African security guard unions

During talks with unions representing security guards in South Africa, the employers’ association offered a 5% hike which would still not bring salaries close to the living wage

South Africa security guards strike 150,000 South African security guards set to go strike if minimum wage demands are not met

Nine South African unions, representing around 150,000 security guards, have termed the employers’ offer of a 1.1% hike an insult. Security guards earn barely enough to afford the basic necessities for a single adult, with hardly any means left to support dependents

garment workers karnataka Thousands of garment workers demand a minimum living wage in India

The government has recently announced revisions in the minimum wages for 73 categories of scheduled employees. However, garment workers were excluded from this list

Transpharm Workers in Cape Town join strike over wage hike Transpharm workers in Cape Town join strike over wage hike

The employees of Transpharm, a leading pharmaceutical distributor, are on strike in Pretoria and Cape Town after the company refused their demand of a minimum wage of R12,500 (about USD 855). The strike is being led by the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa

Domino’s Australia faces class action lawsuit for underpayment of franchisee workers Domino’s Australia faces class action lawsuit for underpayment of franchisee workers

The fast food giant has been accused of misleading franchisees across Australia into underpaying workers. According to unions, over 10,000 employees have been underpaid to the tune of “tens of thousands of dollars”

McDonald's sexual harrasment protests McDonald’s employees protest sexual harassment and low minimum wage ahead of shareholders’ meeting

Workers claimed that the company has been protecting liable executives by either dismissing complaints against them as hearsay or by retaliating against employees by withholding pay, creating a hostile work environment or terminating them.

Belgium workers strike Belgian workers hit the streets, demanding rise in minimum wages

The mobilization was called by the General Federation of Belgian Labor (ABVV/FGTB) as part of the national day of action for more purchasing power and against inequality.

Fight for $15 is reshaping the US Labor movement

The movement spans over 300 cities across the world. It is no longer limited to exploited employees in the fast food industry but has expanded to include home health aides, child care teachers, airport workers, adjunct professors and even retail employees.

Stop & Shop employees continue protest against unfair contract

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

Amazon employees strike in Germany for better wages and working conditions

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

Demanding wage hike, school teachers embark on strike in Poland

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 Maryland becomes sixth US State to implement minimum wage of 15 USD per hour

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

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