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26-11 Greek Strikes - 2 Greek working class unites, strikes for health, safety and rights amid COVID-19

Workers, teachers, doctors, students and youth groups in Greece observed a nationwide general strike on November 26, putting forward a set of urgent demands in sectors including health care, education, public transport, and other areas of employment

General Strike -Greece Greece gears up for a massive national strike against government’s handling of COVID-19

Workers, teachers and youth groups in Greece have called for a general strike on November 26 and have put forward a series of demands in sectors such as health care, education and other areas of employment

Right to picket-UK Union lawsuit wins UK workers right to picket during lockdown 

During the proceedings in a lawsuit filed by Unite union against police and health authorities for threatening workers on strike, the UK government confirmed that workers on lawful industrial action have the right to picket their workplace during the COVID-19 lockdown

Workers Protest-Greece Workers mobilize across Greece demanding protection of public health and safer workplaces

The Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations has presented a series of demands in light of the spike in COVID-19 cases. These include urgent mass recruitment and appointment to permanent positions for all doctors

Alcoa Workers Protest-Spain Workers of Alcoa’s San Ciprian plant in Spain start indefinite strike

US-based aluminium giant Alcoa has decided to close down its San Ciprian smelter. The company’s sale negotiations with the UK-based Liberty group also failed last week

Workers’ protest forces Luxembourg airline to respect collective agreement 

Workers and unions are outraged by the action plan for layoffs and other redundancies in Luxair, the flag carrier airline of Luxembourg. Following a protest, the management announced that it would not enact the plan unilaterally

Workers Protest- Berlin Workers march in Berlin protesting layoffs at major department store chain

The management of the Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof in Germany has decided to close 50 branches of its department stores chain by the end of this year. This may lead to the loss of 5,000 jobs

Metal workers demo-Italy Italian metalworkers demonstrate demanding better working conditions 

Workers have demanded that the Italian government resolve long-pending disputes related to work conditions. They also raised issues regarding lay-offs and lack of wages

KUWAIT-migrant workers COVID In Kuwait, protesting Egyptian workers demanding repatriation face police action

Workers have been stranded in shelters meant for those violating Kuwaiti residency laws after being left jobless due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Kuwait has recorded over 5,000 confirmed cases and 40 deaths due to COVID-19

Workers Protest-France French workers protest lack of provisions at hospitals

Unions such as the CGT, Workers Force and CFTC are raising the issue of the shortage of personal protective equipment and other basic necessities, as well as the reduction in the number of beds in some hospitals

Tunisia Workers protest COVID Tunisian workers protest lack of government support COVID-19 shutdown

Workers demanded adequate support from the government and protection from the economic distress caused by the lockdown. The countrywide shutdown has left a large number of people in the country without work

US workers COVID Poultry workers walk out over working conditions amid COVID-19 outbreak in the US

50 workers walked out of a Perdue Farms plant over concerns about the company not following through on its policies to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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