The French government announced it would keep the retirement age at 62, but major unions in the country have called for massive mobilizations on 14, 15 and 16 January, to demand a complete rollback of the controversial pension reforms
Adherence to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) by Italy is likely to make way for more austerity measures and policies of structural adjustments, as stipulated by the European Union
Workers at a number of Amazon’s facilities protested during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. According to Amazon’s own data, injuries at some of the company’s warehouses exceed those in “hazardous” occupations
In this episode, we take a look into these issues that concern the working class of the world.
Thousands of jobs are at risk due to the energy transition policy pursued by the Spanish government which will lead to the closure of several coal mines in the country
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
With the new pension reforms, the French president Emmanuel Macron wants to introduce a centralized points-based pension system, integrating into one, the current 42 different pension systems for various professions in the country.
Workers of the Heavy Equipment Production Company were protesting in Arak, Iran, when security forces unleashed brutal force on them. The main demand of workers was the release of their pending wages, along with ending the privatization of state-owned companies.
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.