Workers strike
South Africa security guards Security guards in South Africa go on indefinite strike demanding payment of wages

Nearly 3,000 guards embarked on an indefinite strike on January 21 to demand the payment of their wages. Their employers claim that they are unable to pay as the government department which has contracted them has not released funds

Cambodia hotel workers protest Cambodian luxury hotel workers begin indefinite strike seeking payment of dues

The Great Duke Phnom Penh hotel was closed at very short notice on December 31, 2019. Many of its workers are yet to be paid months of arrears on their wages and benefits

Workers at Cambodian casino win pay rise

In a settlement deal offered within a day of the strike, workers of the NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh, clinched an impressive victory

For the dismissed workers of the 2009 Ssangyong motors strike, the struggle continues

The 2009 Ssangyong strike took place in a post economic recession scenario, where the recession had been used by international capital as a justification for the crackdown on unionization and workers’ rights

Denmark minimum wage strike Danish trade unions demand hike in minimum wages

Denmark has no statutory minimum wage. The current minimum salary for a full-time worker in Copenhagen is reportedly around DKK 110 (USD 16.37) per hour

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Chile’s youth on the path of struggle

We also look at the campaign for the release of a Pakistani professor on the death row and a struggle by Greek telecom workers.

Greek OTE strike Braving police crackdown, Greek telecom workers continue strike

The workers of the OTE telecom company have been on strike since the last week of December, demanding a single collective contract for all workers in the OTE Group

Workers in Niger threaten strike action if revised minimum wages are not implemented

The Nigerian federal government passed a law in April 2019, mandating an increase in the minimum wage from N18,000 (USD 49.36) to N30,000 (USD 82.27), but employees of State governments are yet to receive their consequential pay hikes

German airlines strike Airline crew go strike in Germany

Employees of Germanwings – a budget airline fully owned by Lufthansa – went for a three-day strike from December 30, over deadlock in a collective bargaining dispute with the management

Portugal airport workers strike Portway handling workers in Portugal set to continue strike

Workers have demanded that the owners of Portway de Handling de Portugal company with the agreement signed in 2016 to ‘unfreeze’ workers’ careers

Portugal call center Portuguese call center workers intensify strike

The strike call given by the National Union of Telecommunications and Audiovisual Workers in Portugal will see work stoppages in three shifts from December 22-31. The workers are demanding an increase in wages and better working conditions

Serbian postal strike Serbian postal workers’ strike ends as unions strike deal with government

The proposal for wage increase made by the government on December 10 was rejected by postal workers earlier, who find the proposed hikes insufficient

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