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Canada miners strike 2,600 Canadian workers on strike after rejecting Vale Canada’s contract deal

In a vote held among members of United Steelworkers which represents the workers at Vale Canada, over 70% voted to reject the deal the company had reached with negotiators

Palestinians in East Jerusalem resist ethnic cleansing and blockades and other stories

Today we look at the mass arrests of Palestinians and the blockade in Sheikh Jarrah, the strike by ArcelorMittal workers in Canada, and more

McDonald strike US McDonald’s workers across US gear up for strike demanding wage hike

The one-day strike will be held a day before the annual shareholders’ meeting. McDonald’s made $5 billion amid the pandemic last year but an average worker earns around USD 7.25 per hour.

US steelworkers go on strike over unfair wages and work contract

Over 1,300 workers in nine plants of Allegheny Technologies have not received a raise since 2014. They have rejected the company’s offer and are seeking better terms

Giwusa picket South Africa Union member killed as police fire on striking workers of South Africa’s largest dairy company

Khilson Manaka, a member of the General Industrial Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA), was killed while fleeing police bullets. He was an employee of Clover Diaries where workers are on strike demanding a 16% hike

Workers Protest-Portugal Workers’ protest sweeps Portugal 

Workers led by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) organized multiple demonstrations across Portugal demanding wage hikes, rise in pensions, job security and fair collective bargaining

Public healthcare strikes continue in Kenya as workers demand their rights

Doctors and nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi have downed tools. Meanwhile, the strike by medics in Embu county’s government hospitals was called off after the government committed to a timeline to address their grievances

NUMSA secures wage hike for 306,000 workers in South Africa’s Motor industry

The labor dispute was finally settled with the signing of a wage agreement, which prevented the looming strike action.

Workers at Cambodian casino win pay rise

In a settlement deal offered within a day of the strike, workers of the NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh, clinched an impressive victory

Serbian postal strike Serbian postal workers’ strike ends as unions strike deal with government

The proposal for wage increase made by the government on December 10 was rejected by postal workers earlier, who find the proposed hikes insufficient

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

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

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