Long Hair’s Letter to the Judge and to the People of Hong Kong

Your Honour, I have pleaded guilty, but not guilty. I plead guilty because I did make a public appeal to the Hong Kong public to join the “National Day Rally” on 30 September 2019, and I marched with the participants from Causeway Bay to Central on the following day. I will not admit my fault, because I have nothing to be ashamed of. On the … Continue reading Long Hair’s Letter to the Judge and to the People of Hong Kong

Entreprise française Latécoère licencie 356 travailleuses en Tunisie

En temps de crise, les entreprises cherchent à maximiser leurs profits en réduisant les coûts et comme toujours, ce sont les travailleurs qui paient la note. Comme d’autres entreprises du secteur aéronautique à travers le monde, la société française Latécoère cherche à faire payer les travailleurs pour la crise économique et sanitaire, licenciant  les travailleurs et les retirants  leurs droits.  Des démissions ont été annoncées en France, au … Continue reading Entreprise française Latécoère licencie 356 travailleuses en Tunisie

No bail but immediate and lengthy detention for HKCTU chair

We write to update the case on the 47 democrats, who participated in the primaries of Legislative Council (LegCo) in July 2020, were arrested on 6th January and were charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, including Carol Ng, chair of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions and Winnie Yu, chair of the Hospital Authority Employees Alliance. Their case was first mentioned between 1st and … Continue reading No bail but immediate and lengthy detention for HKCTU chair

Call for support to the autonomous labour movement in Hong Kong

Early before the outbreak of the anti-extradition bill movement in 2019, the Beijing regime has been gradually restricting the political space of Hong Kong, where the public demands, like the advocacy of labour policy, have been consistently neglected. In the last year, in the name of national security and combating the pandemic, the government deprived people of their political and labour rights more and more … Continue reading Call for support to the autonomous labour movement in Hong Kong

Down with the military coup in Myanmar!

On February 2, the Myanmar Army (formerly Burma) declared a state of emergency for one year and took power once again after exercising it from 1962 to 2011. This coup led to the arrest on Monday morning of the country’s main power figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, 75, and the president of the Republic, Win Myint. Student leaders, ethnic leaders and deputies from the National … Continue reading Down with the military coup in Myanmar!

Embraer Fires 2,500 Aerospace Workers Unilaterally Amidst the Pandemic

The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced the dismissal of 900 workers throughout Brazil on August the 3rd. This announcement comes in addition to 1,600 layoffs due to three Voluntary Dismissal Programs (VDP) carried out in less than two months. The company did not hold any negotiation with the Metalworkers’ Union of São José dos Campos, violating an agreement to preserve jobs signed on April 9th … Continue reading Embraer Fires 2,500 Aerospace Workers Unilaterally Amidst the Pandemic

International Solidarity to Italian political prisoner Cesare Battisti

On December 2018, Italian political prisoner Cesare Battisti was arrested in Bolivia. Eight years before, former Brazilian president Lula da Silva refused to extradite him to Italy. In Italy he confessed his participation in the execution of four far-right Italians in the 1970s and was sentenced to imprisonment for life.Currently he is in solitary confinement in a high security prison in Sardinia Island. On August … Continue reading International Solidarity to Italian political prisoner Cesare Battisti

SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

Desde Brasil, nosotros la CSP-Conlutas, una central sindical y popular que une a los sindicatos, organizaciones de campesinos e indígenas y de habitantes sin techo, apoyamos la lucha de las hermanas y hermanos mexicanos para cerrar definitivamente la planta de la empresa multinacional de Estados Unidos THE CHEMOURS COMPANY. En Brasil, también sufrimos el proyecto extractivo de las compañías mineras que destruyen nuestros bosques, envenenan nuestras aguas y amenazan … Continue reading SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

In Brazil, a movement of metalworkers entities organizes acts at Renault distributors against mass layoffs

“Brasil Metalúrgico” took this decision in a meeting held on Tuesday, 28, between metalworkers union leaders from all over the country, which form the movement. Actions approved: – July 30, 2020, Thursday: acts in front of Renault distributors all over the country. In support of the strike and protest against the inhumanity of the company that fired more than 700 workers in São José dos … Continue reading In Brazil, a movement of metalworkers entities organizes acts at Renault distributors against mass layoffs

Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

We urge the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Chicago City Administration to drop all charges and reinstate bus driver and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) leader Erek Slater. Erek Slater is a Union representative and ATU 241 Executive Board elected member. On May 31, 2020 he addressed his co-workers to share the official public statement of the ATU International President regarding the right to refuse … Continue reading Drop All Charges and Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater