Four employees were fired by Google in what is being perceived as a clampdown against the workers for organizing the Google Walkout for Real Change campaign to protest the company’s handling of sexual abuse cases
The workers were protesting the management’s bid to force some of their colleagues into a new collective bargaining agreement which is likely to be followed by pay cuts
In order for the workers to defend themselves under the current neo-liberal climate, there is an urgent need to repeal the restrictive 1990 act
The communist party and trade unions in Portugal have called for increasing the minimum wages to EUR 850
Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.
The strike is an outcome of a long-standing dispute with the airlines management, which has yet to heed the employees’ calls for better timetables and work hours
Informal workers will be brought under the protection of labor laws in the country, through an MoU signed between three trade unions representing formal workers and five informal sector associations
In mid-October, Erlan Baltabay was sentenced to five months and eight days in prison for refusing to pay a fine. He also faces a seven-year term for his involvement in the banned Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Kazakhstan
The union of dock workers has given an ultimatum to the Setúbal port authorities to review the recent hiring of an external worker, in violation of the collective labor contract signed with the dockers
Nearly 50,000 General Motors’ employees have been on strike since over a month now, demanding their rights as workers.
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
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