China: Long live the national truck drivers’ strike!

China: Long live the national truck drivers’ strike!

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June 17, 2018 In June the Chinese truck drivers protested in nine provinces and municipalities. Mass protests by truck drivers have erupted in nine Chinese provinces and municipalities against decreasing wages, high fuel prices and police harassment. Strike action began on June…

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Nepal’s Youth Migrate for work; Government Encourages Entrepreneurship at Home

Nepal’s Youth Migrate for work; Government Encourages Entrepreneurship at Home

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As Youth Flee Nepal for Work, Government Encourages Entrepreneurship at Home Yam Kumari KandelSenior Reporter GPJ ACCURATE June 10, 2018 Republished with courtesy: Global Press Journal As Youth Flee Nepal for Work, Government Encourages Entrepreneurship at Home Nepal’s youth struggle to find…

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Thousands of Scheme Workers Protest in Bihar and Punjab

Thousands of Scheme Workers Protest in Bihar and Punjab

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Thousands of Scheme Workers Protest in Bihar and Punjab The workers from Punjab have started from Fatehgarh Sahib on Monday; by Wednesday evening, they will reach Chandigarh. May 30, 2018 Courtesy: News Click Report 29 May 2018 Image Coutesy: Tribune India Since…

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In India, 13 people are killed after police open fire on copper plant protesters

In India, 13 people are killed after police open fire on copper plant protesters

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In India, 13 people are killed after police open fire on copper plant protesters Posted 26 May 2018 4:23 GMT Courtesy: Global Voices Sterlite Copper (a unit of Vedanta Limited). Screenshot from a Sterlite Copper video on YouTube. Police in Tuticorin (Thoothukudi) city…

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Amazon: New Shifts and Higher Wages

Amazon: New Shifts and Higher Wages

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AMAZON BOWS TO THE UNIONS: NEW SHIFTS AND HIGHER WAGES By Antonio Sciotto, Global.ilmanifesto.it May 25, 2018 | ORGANIZE! Republished here with courtesy: https://popularresistance.org/amazon-bows-to-the-unions-new-shifts-and-higher-wages/ Report. Amazon and the trade unions representing its employees in Italy reached a “historic” agreement, signed at the Castel…

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Workers/Working class protest against the Attack on Thoothukudi Protesters

Workers/Working class protest against the Attack on Thoothukudi Protesters

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Workers and working class organizations protest against the attack on Thoothukudi working class Posted on May 25, 2018 by Thozhilalar Koodam Workers and workers’ organizations across Tamil Nadu rallied against the ‘anti-sterlite’ protests in Thoothukudi that left 13 dead and i njured scores of people. Workers from MRF, TI…

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Labour Struggles in India – May 2018

Labour Struggles in India – May 2018

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May 25, 2018 Labour Struggles that happened/happening in India during the month of May 2018   Tamil Nadu Workers and working class organizations protest against the assault on Thoothukudi working class 2018-05-25 [tnlabour] Haryana Sanitation workers in Haryana call off 16-day old strike 2018-05-25 [India Today]…

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Ethiopian Unions Pitch for Minimum Wages in Garment Sector

Ethiopian Unions Pitch for Minimum Wages in Garment Sector

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ETHIOPIAN UNIONS PITCH FOR MINIMUM WAGE IN GARMENT SECTOR By Umer Beigh, Thedawn-news.org May 18, 2018 | ORGANIZE! Above Photo: From Thedawn-news.org Those employed in this industry are among the least paid in the country, with many earning less than a dollar a…

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