The trade union for public and welfare services (JHL) went on wildcat strike to oppose the "marketization" of Palmia, a municipally-owned service enterprise. The right-wing leadership of the city is attempting to reorganise 50% of Palmia so that it must participate in tendering-out, which will lead to substantial wage cuts for the workers. The seizure of subway and tram transport by striking workers proved to be a powerful weapon in the struggle against the bosses.
Clydeside branch of the Industrial Workers' of the World (IWW) union call for a boycott of leftist daily newspaper the Morning Star over allegations of mishandling domestic abuse reporting.
Seattle Solidarity Network are happy to announce that the two workers from La Lot restaurant they were supporting who went on strike against tip-theft last month have won their demands.
South African shack dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo report on the illegal eviction of shacks in an occupied settlement by municipal authorities.[b][i]For as long as the government does not put the social value of land before its commercial value we will continue to occupy land. Land occupations are land reform from below.[/i][/b]
A dozen part-time UPS workers in Minneapolis took protest action on the job August 22, after discovering ties between Missouri law enforcement and a company, Law Enforcement Targets, whose shipments we handle each day.
The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes - Zaher Baher
An interesting report by Zaher Baher of Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum who spent two weeks in Syrian Kurdistan, looking at the experiences of self-government in the region against the background of the Syrian civil war and rise of Islamic State.
On August 22nd, Jimmy John’s workers in Baltimore engaged in a short work stoppage and marched on the boss to demand the right to organize without retaliation.
Small strike begins at a Seattle restaurant.Small strike begins at a Seattle restaurant.
Let’s develop our own camp, the third camp, that of social revolution!
A Jimmy John's Workers Union-IWW campaign has gone public in Baltimore, Maryland."The owners think of us as machines. And that's exactly how they treat us - as machines that turn bread and lettuce into money for them." Jimmy John's worker Brendan Camiel
These workers stood up to their exploitative boss and you won't believe what happened next.
Reflections on the killing of Mark Duggan by London's Metropolitan police which triggered nationwide rioting, three years on.
Russian anti-fascist activist Alexei Gaskarov's speech from the dock, 4 August'A signal is being sent: if you are loyal to the authorities, you will enjoy the most favorable conditions; if you are disloyal, you will go to jail' Alexei Gaskarov
A look at the new unions emerging as part of the reforms of the garment industry – and Western influences on them. Plus workers continue to struggle to be paid what they are owed...