At an International Workers Action meeting, the NUMSA general secretary emphasized the importance of unity in fighting against capital’s oppressive systems.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, which held pickets and demonstrations on Tuesday, says that employers are stonewalling the implementation of a 8% wage hike that was agreed upon in January
The emergency strikes by doctors in France have been on for the past 10 months seeking higher wages, better work conditions and increased funding for hospitals
The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world
Over 4,200 employees of Malawi’s National Registration Bureau who were involved in a mass registration exercise in 2017 have not been paid the dues they were owed
The call for the strike was given by the Netherlands Trade Union Confederation (FNV). They are demanding demanding better working conditions and a 5% hike in wages
The employees of Transpharm, a leading pharmaceutical distributor, are on strike in Pretoria and Cape Town after the company refused their demand of a minimum wage of R12,500 (about USD 855). The strike is being led by the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa
The strike was called off by the unions after South Africa Police Service assures the union that the call center workers’ employment will be shifted from Public Service Act to Police Act, which would raise their pay and provide additional benefits.
The workers of the Drax power plant in Yorkshire rejected a 2.8% wage offered by the company terming it as inadequate. They will conduct a series of six 48-hour strikes
The workers are demanding better wages and reincorporation of the workers who will be unemployed in the coming months after the digital transformation of the company.
After a 12-year-legal battle, 51 workers whose salaries had been cut for a 90-minute strike, were awarded the wages back with interest by a labor court in the India State of Tamil Nadu
The strike action, which had been underway since May 13, was called off after the company reinstated the dismissed workers and met all their demands.