Minimum wage
Daily Round-up | Protests in Belgium over inflation, low wages & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the protests in Belgium and Brazil over wages and livelihood, a decision by an Australian court on a gas project, and yet another round of appalling hunger numbers

Minimum Wages - Serbia Serbian working class protests new minimum wage, terms it inadequate

The Serbian government has set the minimum wage for the year 2023 at 40,020 Serbian Dinars (USD 341.59) per month. Trade unions and leftist political parties say it is insufficient to make ends meet

3.8 million tenants in the US could be evicted in the next two months

Only 3.6 million eviction cases were filed in the entire year of 2018. The looming eviction crisis reflects the catastrophic failure of the US government

Powerloom workers Pakistan Victory for powerloom workers in Faisalabad, Pakistan, after over two weeks of protests

After more than two weeks of mass strike action, powerloom workers in Faisalabad were able to successfully secure commitments on minimum wage as well as guarantees for social security

“We need a voice”: Dollar General workers take strike action

Workers at a Dollar General store in Holly Hill, South Carolina are taking a bold step by walking out on strike and discussing plans to unionize

ASHA workers India Lauded by WHO, India’s frontline health workers are still fighting for basic rights

Over one million Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have been awarded the WHO’s Global Health Leaders Award, recognizing their role in ensuring access to care in a health system that is still widely inaccessible, and increasingly privatized

Hungarian teachers demand better salaries and working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a teachers’ strike in Hungary, threats to trans children’s access to gender-affirming care in the US, and more

Teachers Strike - Hungary Hungarian teachers starts indefinite strike demanding wage hikes, increased staff

The conservative government in Hungary led by Viktor Orban has tried to restrict teachers’ strikes by issuing a special decree calling for mandatory teaching services in schools citing the COVID-19 crisis

State-run child care workers demand better wages, benefits in India and other stories

Today we look at the strike by Anganwadi workers in Delhi, the killing of 2 Palestinians by Israeli forces in Occupied East Jerusalem, and more

Sri Lanka union action Sri Lankan unions begin campaign for minimum wage rise  

12 unions have launched a joint campaign to demand an increment in the minimum wage of private sector employees after the government decided to exclude them from a scheme granting a monthly increment of 5,000 LKR (USD 25) to pensioners and public sector employees

Journalist killed in firing at garment workers’ protest in Haiti and other stories

Today we look at the violent repression of garment workers’ protests in Haiti, a report on Israel’s illegal practice of withholding bodies of Palestinians, and more

Police repress workers’ protest for living wages in Port au Prince and other stories

Today we look at protests by textile workers in Port au Prince, Wet’suwet’en activists’ report to the UN on rights violations by Canada, and more