The government seems willing to undermine the very bedrock of human rights law to keep employees at work, writes Aidan McQuade.
Tag: labor strike
UK Workers Launch Largest Strike in Over a Decade
The walkout comes a day after members of Parliament approved an anti-strike bill that, if made into law, would enforce “minimum service levels” for railroads and emergency services, Julia Conley reports.
Workers and Democracy
Vijay Prashad highlights workers’ struggles in the second half of the 20th century against Third World dictatorial regimes put in place by anti-communist oligarchies and their allies in the West.
Portuguese & British Nurses Fight Destruction of Health Systems
The health system in Portugal, like the NHS, has been an object of interest for the private sector for a very long time, reports Ana Vracar.
Telecom Workers in California Winning Grievance Strikes
Thomas Ham says he and his co-workers have come out of each unfair labor practice strike with a greater sense of power and solidarity.
Chris Hedges: Strike! Strike! Strike!
The global ruling class is determined to prevent mounting protests against social inequality from employing the weapon that can bring them down.
Workers to Strike Arms Manufacturer
On Monday, 2,500 workers who make fighter jets, missiles and drones are set to begin the largest U.S. manufacturing strike since last year’s showdown at John Deere, Jonah Furman reports.
Mental Health Workers in US Won a Safety Strike
The labor action against a for-profit facility in Tukwila, Washington, followed a patient’s attack on staff in August, Sarah Hughes reports.
The Real Strike Behind Netflix Hit ‘Squid Game’
Many viewers of the hugely popular series may not realize how the fantastical vision of wretched worker suicides is rooted in South Korea’s recent union history, writes Minsun Ji.