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
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
The mine workers are demanding a dignified collective negotiation agreement and abolition of an anti-labor reform, approved by the president in July
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.
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.
The workers staged a one-week strike, claiming the management had ill-treated them and not implemented the terms and conditions of the contract
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
Unions say that the cork companies in Portugal, whose profits have increased considerably, have been offering only minimal wage increases to workers
Activists have asked the International Labor Organization to review the ongoing repression of workers in the country.
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.
The detained activists were trying to organize protests for labor reforms, better wages and resolution of water dispute during the Asian Development Bank summit.
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