Workers strike
Hospital workers strike - London Contract workers at St. George’s Hospital in London gear up for more strikes

The outsourced workers already went on a three-day strike from May 30 and a week-long strike from June 20 demanding withheld pay and better contract terms from their employer, the Mitie Group 

RMT Strike - UK (1) British rail workers lead fight against cost of living crisis and anti-worker policies

Rail workers across the UK are unhappy with the rail authorities’ insensitivity towards their demand for an increase in wages, as well as plans to implement austerity measures that will lead to forced redundancies

Truckers’ strike in South Korea ends in victory as government agrees to demands

The victory for the truck drivers came after eight days of continued strike brought exports to a standstill and disrupted major sectors including electronics and automobiles. The strike also threatened the global supply chains of semiconductor chips

Australia workers strike Thousands of Australian public service workers go on day-long strike

The conservative coalition government in Australia’s largest State, New South Wales, has faced massive resistance from trade unions and workers across sectors for over a year

Lab Scientists Strike - Ireland Medical lab scientists in Ireland demand parity in wages and recruitment

Adhering to the request of the Labor Court, the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) has agreed to continue talks with the authorities and the employers to negotiate their demands for fairer wages and better career development opportunities

Canada rail workers strike Canada’s second-largest rail operator shuts down services over workers’ strike

In one of the biggest railway lockouts in the country, the Canadian Pacific Railway shut down its Canadian services on Sunday in response to a workers’ strike 

Airport security strike - Germany (1) Airport security staff across Germany go on strike demanding wage hike

Security staff at various airports across Germany, under the leadership of the Verdi union, are demanding a general increase in hourly wages along with pay parity in different sectors of work 

GOSH cleaners protest - London Cleaners at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London win NHS contracts

Under the leadership of the union United Voices of the World, different sections of the staff at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have intensified campaigns to demand equal rights and dignity

London Tube workers strike, New Zealand health strike scuttled and other stories

Today we look at the London Tube workers’ strike, state pressure against a major health workers’ strike in New Zealand and more

Journalist killed in firing at garment workers’ protest in Haiti and other stories

Today we look at the violent repression of garment workers’ protests in Haiti, a report on Israel’s illegal practice of withholding bodies of Palestinians, and more

Thousands of UK higher education workers protest over pay, pensions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike for pay and pensions across UK universities; police killings and impunity in Uttar Pradesh, India; and more

Occupation forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank demolition raid and other stories

Today we look at a raid in the Occupied West Bank and settler violence in Sheikh Jarrah, the release of 4 Afghan women activists from detention, and more