Workers’ rights
Workers’ epic strike has GM reeling

Nearly 50,000 General Motors’ employees have been on strike since over a month now, demanding their rights as workers.

As workers's strike enters fourth week, will General Motors yield? As workers’ strike enters fifth week, will General Motors yield?

The strike by over 48,000 employees led by the United Auto Workers entered its 28th day on October 13. While the company has made offers regarding pay hikes and permanent jobs, the closure of four plants remains a sticking point

Walmart workers’ union in Chile denounces mass dismissals

The union says that workers are being dismissed for taking part in the strike and announced that it will file a lawsuit against the company for anti-union dismissals

South Africa security guards strike 150,000 South African security guards set to go strike if minimum wage demands are not met

Nine South African unions, representing around 150,000 security guards, have termed the employers’ offer of a 1.1% hike an insult. Security guards earn barely enough to afford the basic necessities for a single adult, with hardly any means left to support dependents

Colombian transport workers’ strike enters fifth day

The workers are demanding that the government revoke the suspension of driving licenses of thousands of drivers and take measures to ensure the safety of drivers

Greece workers and trade union strike on 24 September Greek trade unions strike against government’s anti-working class measures

The call for the strike was given by the communist trade union, the All Workers Militant Front (PAME).

Coal workers strike in India Half a million coal workers in India ready for total strike on Sept 24

They are opposing Indian government’s decision to allow foreign companies’ entry into the sector

Trade unions in Greece mobilize against anti-labor policies

Trade unions denounced the anti-worker, anti-trade union reforms proposed in the New Development Bill proposed by the New Democracy (ND) government

California’s labor law regularizing gig economy workers could set a global precedent

The legislation is the first of its kind and will likely force app-based corporates like Uber to reclassify their workers as employees rather than as contractors

Dutch metal workers’ struggle for a fair labor agreement bears fruit

The new Collective Labor Agreement, reached after several months of intense bargaining between trade unions and employers, proposes a phased salary hike of nearly 8%

Peruvian mine industry workers suspend indefinite strike

The workers suspended their strike this week in order to facilitate a dialogue with the authorities on their demands

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

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