January saw a wave of protests in Puerto Rico after a series of earthquakes hit the south of the island and a video circulated showing a warehouse full of unused emergency supplies from 2017 Hurricane Maria
The state-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors
Union’s solution to the crisis in Eskom is a reversal of the government’s policy of decommissioning Eskom’s power production units and outsourcing the energy requirement to private companies
The leadership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa met to discuss the various labor disputes in the country, the demands for wage hike, and the state of government-owned enterprises
The 283-km long march has been called by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) with the slogan “Save Public Sector”, against the government’s ongoing spree of selling and privatizing public sector undertakings
On November 9, protesting workers were denied permission to assemble in Telangana state capital Hyderabad. Heavy police force and tear gas canisters were used to curb the protest, injuring several workers
We look at the victory of Chicago’s teachers, the violence faced by refugees in South Africa, and the ambulance workers striking in Meghalaya, India.
The “rescue plan” for Eskom unveiled by the South African minister for public enterprises proposes the unbundling of the state-owned company and increases reliance on private Independent Power Producers, which the unions claim, is the root cause of Eskom’s financial troubles.
Unions are opposing the federal government’s decision to privatize the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, claiming that it will result in an increase in power tariffs
Protesters are demanding the abolition of a decree that seeks to privatize water services in Lima and Callao
Workers of the Heavy Equipment Production Company were protesting in Arak, Iran, when security forces unleashed brutal force on them. The main demand of workers was the release of their pending wages, along with ending the privatization of state-owned companies.
They are opposing Indian government’s decision to allow foreign companies’ entry into the sector