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
The Glasgow strike has evoked memories of the great 1910 strike for minimum wages by women workers of small chain manufacturing units in the Cradley Heath area in the West Midlands.
The impact of soaring petrol and diesel prices on the poor, corruption in defence deals and the loot of the economy by corporates were among the issues highlighted
Among the other demands of the workers from 25 hotels are pensions, job security, sick day leaves and protection from racial discrimination and sexual harassment
The combination of poverty, disease, low wages, malnourishment, poor living and working conditions and a lack of basic health care and education services has led to the tea workers ending up in a highly abusive and exploitative situation.
Organized in the face of a crackdown by authorities, the action seeks to strike at the root of the prison-industrial complex
The workers are protesting against the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017 that seeks to hand over the core road transport sector to corporates