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Pakistan WAPDA Privatization of state water and power authority triggers protests in Pakistan

Unions are opposing the federal government’s decision to privatize the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, claiming that it will result in an increase in power tariffs

Violent police repression during national protest in Chile

Protesters demonstrated demanding fundamental rights such as education, health, housing, employment and decent pensions.

4,000 garment and textile workers quit jobs in protest in Southern India

The mass resignation of the workers was due to severe exploitation and also physical abuse by the bosses and the police.

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-21 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 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 Stop & Shop workers end strike after company gives in to demands

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 Workers in Lesotho’s ‘garments’ sector threaten strike

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 ‘The workplace culture is toxic’: workers of Australia’s Chemist Warehouse embark on 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 Union leader and members imprisoned in Myanmar

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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