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Turkey minimum wage Turkish left calls minimum wage hike insufficient

After months of negotiations and protests, the right-wing AKP government announced on Thursday that the minimum wage will increase next year to 4,250 Turkish Lira from the current 2,850 Turkish Lira. This is against the unions’ demand of a minimum wage of at least 5,200 Turkish Lira

Workers Rally - Turkey 1 Massive workers’ mobilization in Turkey demands fair minimum wage

In a massive rally in Istanbul called by the Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions (DiSK), workers demanded an increase in the minimum wage in the country to at least 5,200 Turkish Lira (USD 358.80) in order to meet their basic needs

Thousands protest in Buenos Aires amid government-IMF debt talks and other stories

Today we look at a debt restructuring talks between Argentina and the IMF, a workers’ protest against rising costs and poverty in Turkey, and more

Turkey workers' protest Trade unions in Turkey call for demonstrations demanding revision in minimum wage

The Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey has said that the current national minimum wage is not sufficient for workers to meet their basic needs amid rising prices and an economic crisis intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic

Workers March - Portugal Working class sections in Portugal hit the streets demanding better wages and job security

The workers’ mobilization was called by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) to reiterate their demand for increasing the national minimum wage to 850 euros (USD 954.97) per month

Women hold up half the sky: how China eradicated extreme poverty

Artist and researcher Tings Chak writes for Capire on grassroots organizing and policies to fight poverty in China.

Workers in India go on strike for living wages and social protection and other stories

Today we look at a strike by government scheme workers in India, a violent eviction drive by police in the Indian state of Assam, and more

Thousands hit the streets across the US to defend voting rights

Around 20,000 people were estimated to have participated in the Make Good Trouble Rally, with dozens of other cities witnessing rallies and demonstrations

Serbian unions demand a minimum wage which supports a dignified life

Trade unions in Serbia are demanding a minimum wage of 39,000 Serbian dinars (390.61 USD) per month for 2022, which they consider much needed to have a dignified life

Social movements mobilize in defense of voting rights in the US

Progressive movements have been mobilizing since early July to demand protections to voting rights and a minimum wage increase

Asha workers India Week-long strike compels authorities to increase wages of health workers in Maharashtra, India

Around 67,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) and 3,000 block workers will get a pay rise, as per the announcement by the State health department on Wednesday, June 23

Israel and Saudi coalition absent from UN CAAC Report’s ‘list of shame’ and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s annual report on Children and Armed Conflict, the final trials of Cuba’s Abdala and Soberana 02 vaccines, and more

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