Critics of the new rule view it as an attack on the workers’ right to unionize and as a move to diminish the unions’ influence by targeting their funds.
A.R. Sindhu of the All India federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers talks about the joint struggles of Indian trade unions and the fight against the far-right wing government of Narendra Modi.
All major opposition parties, including the Workers Party, and trade unions, including the UGTT, have condemned the government’s failure to regulate the work and transport conditions of the agricultural laborers
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
Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants
The South African Revenue Service offered an 8% wage hike this year and a 2% annual hike for the next two years. The workers’ strike was led by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) and Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA)