Strike action
Amazon workers in 20 countries to strike and protest on Black Friday

From South Africa to Italy, workers will be demanding a livable wage, defending their right to unionize and more

Bolsonaro faces senate inquiry as pandemic worsens in Brazil and other stories

Today we look at a Senate inquiry into Brazil’s Covid response, protest actions by port workers and drivers in the US,the Biden administration’s approval of a weapons deal with the UAE, and civilian killings by Eritrean troops in Tigray

South Africa: Strike action against retrenchment of workers in Macsteel continues into third day

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) alleges that the company dismissed 99 workers on December 11, the first day of holiday season, to prevent the union from taking action against it.

Oil workers in Nigeria strike over withheld salaries

The government has refused to pay state employees for the last three months who have not enrolled in the centralized payment platform

Nigeria’s Human Rights Commission blocks workers’ strike with court order

Unionized workers of NHRC were set to embark on an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of national minimum wage and payment of missing wages

Strike action looming in South Africa as government downgrades lockdown

Business associations claim that health and safety protocols will be followed, but unions point to previous violations which resulted in a further spread of the epidemic

Ghana Medical Association advances in Government talks and withdraws strike call

The GMA warned the government that they would take strike action if it failed to implement an agreement on Conditions of Service, the deadline for whose implementation was January 1, 2020

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras

The state-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors

Healthcare workers in Kenya’s Meru county set to strike on February 5

The county government has not responded to workers’ demand for the payment of their statutory dues for the months of November and December

Lecturers and staff go on strike in universities across the UK

The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU

South African labor court interdicts country-wide strike by bank officials

The strike called by the South African Society of Bank Officials over mass layoffs was interdicted by a judge on the basis of a technicality

Greece workers and trade union strike on 24 September Greek trade unions strike against government’s anti-working class measures

The call for the strike was given by the communist trade union, the All Workers Militant Front (PAME).

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