Strikes
French doctors call for intensification of emergency strikes

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

For the workers, a world to win

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

Malawi’s National Registration Bureau officials take to the streets demanding dues

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

Dutch doctors strike Hundreds of thousands of Dutch health workers agitate for higher wages

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

Transpharm Workers in Cape Town join strike over wage hike Transpharm workers in Cape Town join strike over wage hike

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

Police emergency call center workers win concessions after strike

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.

British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike

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

Workers of Walmart Chile reject company’s offer and vote to go on strike

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.

Workers at Hyundai plant in India win dues after 12-year legal battle

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

Amplats reinstates dismissed workers due to trade union struggle

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.

Union moves court against dismissal of 947 workers by mining giant Amplats

The 947 workers at Amplats’ Limpopo platinum mine were dismissed after they went on an eight-day strike. The workers were protesting the company’s bid to change their contract unilaterally

Algerian workers set to go on three-day strike to force immediate resignation of Bouteflika

The strike will also demand the constitution of a transitional government which includes opposition members. Massive demonstrations began a few weeks ago after president Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he would contest another term

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