This year on Juneteenth, all over the US, strikes were organized to mark the occasion. The biggest strike action was organized by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which stopped work for eight hours at all 29 ports of the West Coast of the US.
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
We also take a look at the march in Argentina commemorating forty-three years of the Night of the Pencils