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Workers March - Portugal Working class sections in Portugal hit the streets demanding better wages and job security

The workers’ mobilization was called by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) to reiterate their demand for increasing the national minimum wage to 850 euros (USD 954.97) per month

LARCO Workers Protest- Greece In Greece, LARCO workers intensify protest against government’s privatization bid

Workers of the state-owned General Mining and Metallurgical Company SA (LARCO) in Greece have been resisting the government’s bid to privatize the company for the past 22 months 

Taxi drivers win US New York’s yellow cab drivers win struggle for debt relief

After two months of non-stop protests and two weeks of hunger strikes, drivers under the banner of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance reached an agreement with city authorities and the largest medallion loan holder

Anti-fascist rally - Italy Massive trade union rally in Italy denounces fascist assault on labor

National trade unions and other progressive political sections in Italy have condemned the fascist attack on the office of the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) in Rome on October 9

Workers Strike-France Thousands join national strike in France amid attacks on labor rights

Major trade unions in France want to push workers’ demands to the mainstream prior to kick start of the political campaigns for the 2022 French presidential elections

Persecution of trade unionists - Belgium Belgian working class protests persecution of trade unionists, vows to defend right to strike

Last year, the Liège Criminal Court convicted 17 trade unionists involved in a national strike in 2015 “for obstructing traffic”. Since then, trade unionists and progressive political groups have been campaigning for the acquittal of the trade unionists and to defend the right to strike

Asha workers India Week-long strike compels authorities to increase wages of health workers in Maharashtra, India

Around 67,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) and 3,000 block workers will get a pay rise, as per the announcement by the State health department on Wednesday, June 23

Bangladesh garment workers 1 killed, 35 injured in police action against protesting garment workers in Bangladesh

One person died after police resorted to violence to disperse garment workers protesting against unpaid wages in Dhaka’s Ashulia suburb on Sunday, June 13

Greek Protests Greek working class mounts massive resistance to anti-worker labor bill 

The new labor bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government in Greece allows employees to work up to 10 hours and an increase in overtime work, permits work on Sunday, and affects union activities including the right to strike

Greek communists organize mobilizations against anti-worker labor law

The Greek government has proposed a bill that introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing work timings in the country from eight hours to 10 hours per day, making Sunday a working day, restricting union activities and curtailing the right to strike

Workers Protest-Glasgow Working class of Glasgow fights to save jobs at McVitie’s factory

On May 11, the Pladis group announced the closure of a biscuit factory of its subsidiary McVitie’s at Tollcross, Glasgow, putting at risk around 500 jobs

Port workers in Montreal strike over pressure tactics by employers

While workers have been on partial strike since April 13, pressure tactics by employers prompted an indefinite general strike, bringing Canada’s second largest port to a standstill

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