Harry Harrington, a New York city MTA Train Operator writes his account and analysis of the strike that shut down New York.
Hundreds of striking bus workers of the state-owned Vahed bus company are still in detention in Tehran today following the vicious attack by thousands of members of the security forces on their strike on Saturday 28th January.
Iranian bus drivers in Tehran are on strike again, in the face of mass arrests and repression, including the families of the four main union leaders.
Unions in South Korea launched a general strike today after the passage of a temporary workers bill by the National Assembly.
New York City transit workers rejected bosses' offer after their illegal three-day strike last month.
Fourteen leaders of Tehran’s transport workers’ union were arrested last month after staging a no-ticket action (when bus drivers refused to collect fares) against Sherkate Vahed, a state owned bus company, to demand higher wages.
Bus drivers in North West London took wildcat action last week and refused to leave their garage in protest against management bullying and 'spy' cameras in their cabs.
A report and analysis of the strike of New York City transport staff that shut down the city for three days, and brought down all the government's anti-union laws on the workers. Despite this, strikers managed to win important concessions.
Organising efforts by the Syndicate of Workers Of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company in the Vahed Bus Company have resulted in the dismissal of 17 union activists.
A judge has imposed a $1m (£570,000) per day fine on New York's main transport union for a strike that has brought city transport to a standstill.