Workers’ protests
Workers Protest - Spain Spanish workers demand rise in wages to combat soaring inflation

Trade unions in Spain have alleged that “employers and their organizations are making a reckless and suicidal bet on devaluation and wage freezes”

Sri Lanka 22nd constitutional amendment Sri Lanka passes 22nd constitutional amendment bill curbing presidential powers

Abolition of the system of executive presidency was one of the key demands of the four-month-long anti-government protests that rocked Sri Lanka this year amid a catastrophic economic crisis that forced former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to step down

Thousands stop work in Greece against arbitrary change in work structure

Thousands of employees of Efood took to the streets of Greece on June 17 as a response to a new change introduced by the company to the work structure

‘This will be one of the biggest strikes in India since the country’s independence’

AR Sindhu, National Secretary of CITU (Centre of Indian Trade Unions), joins us to talk about the upcoming National Strike in India on March 28 and 29.

Thousands rally for labour protections, public services in South Korea and other stories

Today we look at the 2022 People’s Rally against inequality in South Korea, the killing of 23 year old Ashling Murphy in Ireland, and more

Workers of Airbus plants in Germany protest restructuring, demand job security

Under the leadership of the IG Metall union, workers of Airbus and its subsidiary, Premium Aerotec, protested the company’s plans for restructuring, which will likely affect 13,000 jobs in its German plants

Norwegian organizations demand intervention in state-owned firm’s labor dispute in Chile

The workers of the ‘Los Lagos’ hydroelectric power project in Chile undertaken by the Norwegian energy producer, Statkraft, have been protesting the unilateral changes in shifts of working days and lack of COVID-19 safety measures

Luxembourg Protests Working class in Luxembourg protests holiday work and work-hours flexibility

Following a decision by the Match supermarket chain to keep their stores open on all holidays, workers, trade unions and other progressive sections in Luxembourg have intensified their campaign against holiday work and work-hours flexibility

Workers Protest-Greece We will not let the clock of history go back, says Greek union as protests mount against labor law

The Greek government has proposed a bill that introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing work timings in the country from eight hours to 10 hours per day, making Sunday a working day, restricting union activities and curtailing the right to strike

London bus drivers go on strike protesting pay cuts

Bus drivers at the bus service operator RATP in London protested the company’s attempt to implement pay cuts in the garb of the COVID-19 crisis that could see some of the drivers lose up to 2,500 Pounds (3039.57 USD) a year

Bangladesh factory fire Despite eight-year struggle, Tazreen fire victims in Bangladesh yet to get justice 

On November 24, 2012, a short-circuit triggered a massive fire at the nine-story Tazreen garment factory in Ashulia,. Over 110 workers were killed. Eight years on, many of the families of victims and survivors are still in a bad state

Workers Protest-Denmark Workers in Denmark protest restaurant chain’s disregard of collective agreement

Danish steakhouse chain Jensens Bøfhus has unilaterally cancelled its collective agreement with the workers, intending to cut at least 20 krones (USD 3.17) from the hourly pay of its unit employees