workers’ protest

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-21

In this episode, we look into the police attack on workers in South Africa’s Durban city, the case of privacy activist Ola Bini and the resistance movement of potato farmers in India.

Shop & Stop US

An agreement between the company and the unions broke the deadlock in negotiations that had been persisting since February after the former introduced cost-cutting measures.

Lesotho garment workers

The workers in two of the Nien Hsing’s six factories demand the creation of a separate fabric and paper mill sector, the activities of which are wrongly classified under garment sector, which has the lowest pay.

Chemist Warehouse NUW strike

On November 2016, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) found that the company had underpaid around 6,000 of its employees to the tune of AUD 3.6 million (USD 2.5 million).

Myanmar hotel workers strike

The union leaders were arrested for protesting the police action against a strike of workers at The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate in Bagan.

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