Workers’ rights
COVID-19 Crisis - Belgium Workers’ Party of Belgium demands measures to combat worsening COVID-19 crisis

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases and the subsequent impact on workers’ livelihoods, the Workers’ Party of Belgium has demanded that incomes be protected and the rich be taxed

Workers' rights -Sweden Swedish Left opposes dilution of employment protection act

The Left Party, the Communist Party of Sweden, and the Communist Party have raised strong objections against the dilution of labor rights embedded in the current employment protection act

Tea workers Sri Lanka Sri Lankan tea estate workers agitate for better pay

Tea estate workers have demanded an increase in their daily wages to a minimum of LKR 1,000 (USD 5.42). They have also complained about plantation owners imposing productivity demands and wage cuts

Workers Protest-Portugal Workers’ protest sweeps Portugal 

Workers led by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) organized multiple demonstrations across Portugal demanding wage hikes, rise in pensions, job security and fair collective bargaining

BPCL workers strike India Thousands of state-owned refinery workers demand pay settlement in India

Employees of state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) are fighting against a wage settlement meant to fast-track its privatization and are demanding benefits at par with other public sector oil companies

Indian construction workers in Serbia protest demanding salary, food and repatriation

The New Communist Party of Yugoslavia (NKPJ) has expressed solidarity with the Indian workers and demanded proper action from authorities against Nikolić LLC, the company which brought the workers to Serbia

Californian court passes injunction on gig workers’ law, after threats from Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft, have strongly opposed California’s AB5, that classifies gig workers as employees, instead of as contractors of the companies

Workers Protest- Berlin Workers march in Berlin protesting layoffs at major department store chain

The management of the Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof in Germany has decided to close 50 branches of its department stores chain by the end of this year. This may lead to the loss of 5,000 jobs

Slovenian Left faces opposition to pro-worker bill

The left-wing Levica Party proposed a bill calling for shop workers to have Sundays off, but conservative parties delayed the voting

Nigeria’s Human Rights Commission blocks workers’ strike with court order

Unionized workers of NHRC were set to embark on an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of national minimum wage and payment of missing wages

SAA South Africa Unions win better terms for South African Airways workers

A new agreement between unions and the South African government will see the ailing airline retain 2,000 jobs and offer better terms in the voluntary severance package

US Supreme court ruling for LGBT+ workers rights US apex court judgement for federal workplace protection to LGBT+ workers

The court ruled with a 6-3 decision that LGBT+ workers are protected as per the provisions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The ruling can protect millions of workers in the US

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