National and International Solidarity Campaign for Pakistan International Airline (PIA) workers

 We reproduce the statement of Revolutionary Youth and Workers Alliance Pakistan about current struggle of PIA workers, against privatization, against government repression (which already killed 4 workers), and asking for international solidarity. WORKERS OF THE WORLD: UNITE! National and International Solidarity Campaign for Pakistan International Airline (PIA) workers. We appeal to...

Federations confirm General Strike on June 30!

  Let’s make a great General Strike on June 30! The Federations’ leaderships, in a meeting on Friday 23, in São Paulo, reaffirmed the General Strike on June 30 through the following raison d'être: “Let’s stop Brazil against the Labor reform, in defense of our rights and retirements”. This decision came after...

Meet the Coalition Building a Global Union Movement Against Capitalism

By Cole Stangler, @ http://inthesetimes.com/ Before addressing the cramped and increasingly smelly room of a couple-dozen autoworkers, João Reis, a 32-year-old drill-press operator at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Palmela, Portugal, offered an apology. “Sorry but I’m going to speak in Portuñol,” he said with a laugh, referencing the informal pidgin in which...

Appeal for solidarity from ASTI workers

We are reproducing the appeal for solidarity by contract workers at ASTI who have been on a hunger strike opposing the conditions of work at the factory of ASTI at Gurgaon. This appeal was first published by the organistion New Wave (B-L) on their website (http://newwavemaha.wordpress.com). An appeal by...

Republican Party introduces Right-To-Work Law. The unions need to fight back now!

Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act today (2/1/17) aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” legislation has long been on the wish list of the right wing and big business and is aimed at...

Mobilizations for minimum wage

Co-optation and Resistance In Haiti, the political and economic climate is decaying by the day: the despicable mess in the institutions of the state contradicting itself continuously and unavoidably indulging in indefensible drifts and miasma; while the so-called “economic recovery” so much advertised has failed to materialize, and the people,...

It’s time of a General Strike and taking the streets!

The national truckers’ strike is stopping the country against the high price of fuel. In only four days, it put the Temer government and Congress against the wall, gaining popular support and solidarity by a high number of industries, currently stopping in support to the transportation workers’ strike, like...

National Conference of the CSP-Conlutas approves a call for the General Strike

The call for unity of action and the fight against fiscal adjustment and withdrawal of workers’ rights set the tone of the meeting.  "We need a general strike to defeat the Bill for outsourcing, Dilma's Provisional Acts and the fiscal adjustment by which the bourgeoisie want to make the...

General Strike: April 28 was a Historic Day

The strength of a strike is measured by how much it paralyzed. By Editorial Staff - Opinião Socialista -PSTU.   April 28, 2017, has entered the History of Brazil as one of the major general strikes this country has seen. Probably, the biggest one since 1989. Millions of workers of practically every state...

Precarious workers are organising

 It wasn’t long after he joined Uber in 2013 that it became clear to Yaseen Aslam – a ten-year veteran in the minicab trade – just how vulnerable he was if he didn’t team up with other drivers. By Emiliano Mellino*   “For me, it was about how Uber could turn me...

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