Taking on a company in which the CEO makes 909x more than a worker, King Soopers workers vote nearly unanimously to strike
An eruption of strikes. Major contract wins. Workers quitting low-wage jobs in unprecedented numbers. All signaled that workers en masse are ready to reclaim their power.
2021 marked a historic year in labor organizing for workers in the US, with tens of thousands of workers in partaking in union votes and strike actions
Trade unions in the Antille islands have been calling for independence in creating their public health strategies and measures
Starbucks workers in New York vote for what could be the first union at the company’s corporate-owned stores. Workers in three more stores in upstate New York have filed petitions to hold union elections as well
Major trade unions in France want to push workers’ demands to the mainstream prior to kick start of the political campaigns for the 2022 French presidential elections
Protesting against the government’s failure to review the minimum wage for two consecutive years, 38,000 of roughly 40,000 workers in Lesotho’s garment industry have downed tools since May 14
The Kenyan government’s approval of insurance cover addresses only one of the key demands of health workers as many professionals are unhappy over unpaid remittances, lack of PPEs and pending promotions
The management has agreed to a wage hike, an education bursary for employees and to set up a task force to review contracts given to private companies. It will also defer retrenchments it had earlier announced
The workers of Canadian National Railways are demanding higher salaries and safer working conditions. Fatigue among rail workers is mounting even as the management plans further lay-offs
The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.
The workers are protesting under the banner of the United Food & Commercial Workers union. The strike began after the company introduced fresh provisions to cut down on workers’ benefits during contract negotiations