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
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.
The government has refused to pay state employees for the last three months who have not enrolled in the centralized payment platform
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
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
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
The state-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors
The county government has not responded to workers’ demand for the payment of their statutory dues for the months of November and December
The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU
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
The call for the strike was given by the communist trade union, the All Workers Militant Front (PAME).
The mine workers are demanding a dignified collective negotiation agreement and abolition of an anti-labor reform, approved by the president in July