Workers’ protests
Thomas Cook UK Workers of bankrupt Thomas Cook knock at the doors of UK Parliament

The insolvency crisis at the company has put 9,000 jobs at risk in the United Kingdom and around 21,000 globally. Workers are demanding that the government intervene in the issue

Alcoa workers protest prosecution of trade union activists in Spain

Workers have rallied behind the trade union activists who are being prosecuted by the state for participating in a march and allegedly inciting violence. The march was taken out with the demand that the closure of two Alcoa plants be halted

Peruvian mining industry workers begin an indefinite general strike

The mine workers are demanding a dignified collective negotiation agreement and abolition of an anti-labor reform, approved by the president in July

Chile protests against labor reforms Chileans protest president Piñera’s labor reforms

Peoples movements across Chile have called a national protest on September 5 in defense of workers’ rights and in support of the bill introduced by two leftist Congresswomen.

Workers march in Leeds against a new contract by supermarket giant Asda

Unions say the company is threatening its workers to sign a new contract that would introduce unpaid breaks and force people to work on weekends and bank holidays.

Hotel Hyatt Regency workers protest Nepal Labor department intervention ends strike at Nepal’s Hotel Hyatt Regency

The workers staged a one-week strike, claiming the management had ill-treated them and not implemented the terms and conditions of the contract

CISP Belgium protests Workers at Wallonian job training centers protest minister’s threat to cut funds

The Wallonian employment minister had threatened to stop subsidizing the training centers in the region unless they cooperated with Forem, the government vocational training agency, Forem’s skill development programs cannot be accessed by the unemployed

cork workers strike - portugal Cork workers agitate in Portugal demanding wage hike and end to harassment

Unions say that the cork companies in Portugal, whose profits have increased considerably, have been offering only minimal wage increases to workers

Kazakhstan protest Kazakh unions continue to face official repression

Activists have asked the International Labor Organization to review the ongoing repression of workers in the country.

McDonald's sexual harrasment protests McDonald’s employees protest sexual harassment and low minimum wage ahead of shareholders’ meeting

Workers claimed that the company has been protecting liable executives by either dismissing complaints against them as hearsay or by retaliating against employees by withholding pay, creating a hostile work environment or terminating them.

Fiji workers' protest Authorities impose restriction on activists in Fiji

The detained activists were trying to organize protests for labor reforms, better wages and resolution of water dispute during the Asian Development Bank summit.

Public cleanliness workers' protest in Miraflores, Peru Municipal cleaners in Peru protest against mass dismissals

Over 250 workers, who have been working for more than 11 years, lost their jobs after the municipal government of Miraflores district arbitrarily decided to hire a new company

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