Workers Struggles

The struggles of the international working class

Strike continues at Peru’s largest copper mine in defiance of government
27 March 2017
The Cerro Verde miners strike has now entered its third week, despite a government decree declaring the action illegal.

Lawsuit over Michigan worker's death highlights conditions in auto parts industry
27 March 2017
A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ionia, Michigan auto parts maker Ventra highlights the brutal conditions facing this section of workers.

General strike declared in French Guyana
27 March 2017
For a week, French Guyana has been paralyzed by large-scale strikes demanding jobs, pay increases and better public services.

South Asian filmmakers Rahul Roy and Prasanna Vithanage back campaign to free Maruti Suzuki workers
27 March 2017
Raul Roy, the director of The Factory, the 2015 documentary on the Maruti Suzuki workers, and the Sri Lankan filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage have demanded the freedom of the 13 framed-up autowor

UAW delays release of vote tally after Caterpillar workers oppose sellout deal
27 March 2017
After announcing they would release the results of the vote Sunday night, UAW executives abruptly declared the tally would not be made public until sometime Monday.

Fujitsu strikers at UK sites speak about their dispute
25 March 2017
WSWS reporters told pickets about the case of the 13 framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers in India, who have been sentenced to life in prison.

Vote “No” on the UAW-Caterpillar sellout agreement
25 March 2017
The UAW pro-company contract sanctions the closure of the Aurora, Illinois plant and continues decades of wage and benefit concessions

Spanish dockworkers’ unions accept wage cuts and job losses
25 March 2017
The CETM trade union prevented the mobilization of the full force of the dockworkers which could have paralyzed the Spanish economy.

US, Canadian autoworkers speak in defense of framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers
25 March 2017
The campaign to defend 31 framed-up Maruti Suzuki autoworkers in India is winning support among autoworkers in North America.

Join the fight to free the framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers!
25 March 2017
Workers in Sri Lanka, India and around the world must unite to defeat the imprisonment of these victimised workers

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
25 March 2017
The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

Fujitsu UK workers strike to protest job losses, attacks on pay and pensions
24 March 2017
The job losses in the UK and Ireland—to be staggered over the next 12 to 18 months—are part of 3,300 redundancies planned throughout Europe in a restructuring operation.