The wave of strikes in France and the UK inspires the struggle of the working class all over the world. In common, workers in both countries are mobilizing for wage increases, in the face of unprecedented inflation and outrageous proposals from governments and employers, which make living conditions even worse.
But in each country there are specific demands. Learn more on the link. Continue reading In Europe of austerity, striking working class takes to the streets for rights
Around 500,000 workers have joined the strike, which is also calling for “Right to Strike” and better wages and working conditions. Continue reading Interview by CSP Conlutas to Martin Ralph, Vice President of Liverpool TUC
The absence of dialogue has marked the position of CSN since the beginning of the strike. Now, in an authoritarian action aimed at repressing the strong mobilization of the comrades from CSN’s Presidente Vargas Unit, in Volta Redonda (RJ), the company management dismissed five workers who are members of the workers’ committee, on this Monday (April 11). Continue reading Thousands of Mining and Steelworkers of CSN in Brazil on Struggle
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!
Brazilian postal workers have been on strike since August 17, 2020 in defense of their contract and against privatization. Brazilian government wants to cut 70 out of 79 labor rights from their contract in order to privatize the Brazil Post company. On August 21, 2020 the Supreme Court allowed the company to anticipate in one-year time, the bargaining set for September 2021.After the Supreme Court … Continue reading Postal Workers on strike for a Week in Brazil
The nearly 90,000 workers at the Brazilian Postal Service, known as Correios, decided to start a national strike amid the COVID-19 pandemic, starting this Tuesday. By 8:30 pm, 80% of the 36 unions that make up the company’s worker’s union federation, Fentect, had already held assemblies, approving the beginning of the strike. The national government carries out a backlash against labor rights amidst the pandemic … Continue reading Brazilian Postal Workers on national strike for their contract and oppose privatization.
These mobilizations are deeply connected to the strikes by other workers whose jobs have been decreed essential services. Continue reading Food delivery workers call for a national strike