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Striking Kroger workers in Colorado take on industry giant

Taking on a company in which the CEO makes 909x more than a worker, King Soopers workers vote nearly unanimously to strike

2021 has proven that the workers united will not be defeated

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.

After years of setbacks, US labor demonstrates its 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

The pandemic response in Martinique and Guadeloupe: the looming shadow of colonialism

Trade unions in the Antille islands have been calling for independence in creating their public health strategies and measures

Amid rising tide of labor actions, Starbucks workers set to vote on unionizing

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

Workers Strike-France Thousands join national strike in France amid attacks on labor rights

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

The near total strike in Lesotho’s garment sector enters fourth week

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

Kenyan govt. approves insurance cover for frontline workers but protests set to continue

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

South African Airways strike South African Airways strike concludes as management concedes to unions’ demands

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

Rail workers’ strike in Canada enters fifth day

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

Uruguayan gas workers begin an indefinite general strike

The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.

Stop & Shop employees continue protest against unfair contract

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

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