General Motors surrenders its claim to dismiss workers and strike comes to an end

After six days on strike, the metalworkers of General Motors in São José dos Campos (Brazil) led the automaker to back off on its plan to lay off immediately around 800 employees, dismissing them after 2 months. On Wednesday, 25 a conciliation hearing, called by GM, took place at...

GM metalworkers vote for continuing the strike

The strike of metalworkers at General Motors of São José dos Campos continues, on Monday, April 23. The strike began on Friday, 20, in protest against the automaker's plans to lay off about 800 employees at the local plant. At today's workers meeting to vote for the continuity of...

Workers at GM plant in Brazil go on strike

The autoworkers of General Motors went on strike Friday morning, against the plans of the company to dismiss 794 workers of Sao Jose dos Campos plant in Brazil. Soon after the assembly, the workers entered into the factory where they remain stopped. At a meeting held yesterday between the...

All support to Polish striking miners!

In the end of January, the management of the mining company JSW (Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa) dismissed nine trade unionists who worked in the mine Budryk. Their "fault"? Organizing solidarity with the workers of four other coal mines of the company KW (Kompania Weglowa). The solidarity of Budryk miners'...

Steel workers at oil refineries go on their largest strike in 35 years

Operations of nine oil refineries have been stopped in the country since Sunday, February 1. Steel workers in 9 oil refineries of the United States have started on Sunday, February 1 the largest strike ever held in the country since 1980. The last national strike in the sector was...

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...

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