Workers Struggles

The struggles of the international working class

Sri Lanka SEP holds picket in Jaffna to free Maruti Suzuki workers
28 April 2017
Despite the anti-democratic intervention of student union leaders, most Jaffna University students supported the campaign.

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa
28 April 2017
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Spectrum workers in New York express anger after a month on strike
28 April 2017
Telecom workers on strike against Spectrum (formerly Time Warner) denounce the corporate attack on jobs and health and pension benefits.

The frame-up of the Maruti Suzuki workers—Part 4: The police and company conspire against the workers
26 April 2017
Police colluded with Maruti Suzuki, fabricated evidence, and systematically failed to carry out basic forensic tests as part of a bogus investigation aimed at framing up militant workers who challenge

Writers’ Guild of America members authorize strike
26 April 2017
An overwhelming 96.3 percent of the 6,310 members of the WGA who cast ballots voted to authorize a strike against film and TV producers.

22,600 retired US coal miners face loss of health benefits on May 1
26 April 2017
Many retired miners threatened with the loss of health insurance have debilitating diseases such as black lung and emphysema but are too young to qualify for Medicare.

New Zealand fast food workers hold nationwide stoppage
26 April 2017
Workers voted to strike after Restaurant Brands refused a pay rise of 10 cents an hour above the minimum wage each year, for three years

Modi’s “Make in India” campaign and the battle of the Maruti Suzuki workers
25 April 2017
In arguing for the hanging of the framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers, the prosecution denounced the workers for imperiling the Modi government’s efforts to woo profit-hungry investors.

Brazilian general strike set for Friday
25 April 2017
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Fujitsu strikers in the UK speak out in defence of framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers
22 April 2017
Workers on the picket line at Fujitsu in Manchester discussed support for the victimised Indian workers, their own dispute and Saturday’s international March for Science.

UK nurses in online vote over strike in protest at low pay
22 April 2017
Registered nurses earn an average of just £23,319 per year and had their pay kept up with inflation they would now earn £26,584.

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
22 April 2017
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