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

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

Week of mobilization for “Bolsonaro Out” in Brazil

In Brazil, the explosive combination of coronavirus, economic recession and political crisis are bringing the number of infected and death toll to the heights. Brazil is second to the U.S. in number of affected and death toll.Meanwhile, wages and labor rights are under attack. In Sao Paulo, subway workers may go on strike in defense of 12 clauses of their contract. Over a thousand food … Continue reading Week of mobilization for “Bolsonaro Out” in Brazil

CSP-Conlutas participates in international activities

The Federation sent a delegation to the congress of the French Federation Solidaires and the conference of the No Austerity Struggle Front in Italy; Brazilians received support for the General Strike of June 30th. Members of the National Executive Secretary of the CSP-Conlutas and the Andes-SN participated of important activities in France and Italy during this last week. The 7th Congress of the Union Federation … Continue reading CSP-Conlutas participates in international activities