Tag archive for ‘Workers’
By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Left over ice dumped on the street in Glasgow in a protest by hospitality workers, as temporary restrictions announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon earlier this month

Left over ice dumped on the street in Glasgow in a protest by hospitality workers, as temporary restrictions announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon earlier this month Morning Star  More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Workers Struggles: The Americas

Quebec nurses blocked key bridges into Montreal and Quebec City to press contract demands including lower patient staff ratios and less oppressive shift schedules in the midst of a resurgent pandemic. World Socialist More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Breaking: workers told to isolate by Tories’ contact-tracing app are NOT eligible for financial support

Food bank use is increasing because of COVID-related hardship The government has now confirmed that users of its contact-tracing app who receive an alert warning them to self-isolate because of exposure to a confirmed More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

Nigerian Federal airport workers stage one-day warning strike under conditions of mass unemployment, poverty and inequality in Africa’s largest country—which has fueled mass protests against state violence. World More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Sri Lankan workers must rally the rural poor against Rajapakse’s “herd immunity” policies

The true situation was hidden from the outset because the government refused to implement rigorous anti-COVID-19 measures when the virus first impacted on the country in late January. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Ministers taken to court over gig economy workers being denied ‘basic PPE and health protections’

A trade union representing so-called ‘gig economy’ workers is taking the government to court this week, in a judicial review that could extend health and safety rights to hundreds of thousands of precarious More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Bexley refuse workers show the way in fight against profiteers

Refuse workers in the London Borough of Bexley recently began balloting for strike action, on 9 October. Organised through Unite the Union, this is the second strike ballot they have held in the last 12 months. Their More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Welcome to Strike School, the Programme Teaching Global Workers to Fight Back

“The strike is the most powerful experience that I’ve ever had in terms of transforming anything,” says Stacy Davis Gates, vice-president of the Chicago Teachers’ Union. “There is almost a religious transformation More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Workers Struggles: The Americas

Health care sector worker in Buenos Aires, Argentina march to the city government offices to press demands for nurses to attain permanent professional status, emergency raises and additional staffing during the More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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‘Left behind’: UK hospitality workers bang pots & pans to make Parliament hear their pleas amid coronavirus restrictions (VIDEO)

Hospitality sector workers and business owners in the UK have staged a protest outside Parliament to demand a review of the government’s “arbitrary” Covid-19 restrictions and secure more support for their More...