retail and food

One dead in Mozambique wildcat strike

A sugar plantation

One person died and three others were injured, two of them seriously, when violent clashes broke out on Monday at the Mafambisse sugar plantation, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, after about 4,000 seasonal workers went on strike.

‘General strike’ spreads across Peru

Riot police in Cuzco

As an indefinite teachers strike continues into its 12th day, farmers, miners and construction workers joined the protests, with one farmer shot dead by police.

France: Migrant workers' occupation wins

Buffalo Grill strikers

Sacked workers occupying the Buffalo Grill restaurant for one month have beaten their employers and been re-instated with their employment status regularised.

Precarious and pissed off: Lessons from the Montpelier Downtown Workers' Union, 2003-2005

MDWU logo

An account and analysis of the Vermont Workers' Center's innovative but ultimately failed attempt to set up a geographically-based union in the state's capital.

Mali: Butchers strike against government price-fixing

Bamako Market

Butchers in the capital of Mali, Bamoko, launched wildcat action after the government ordered prices to be lowered.

Paris: Migrant workers occupy Buffalo Grill

Undocumented workers at the fast food chain in Paris have occupied the Buffalo Grill in Viry-Chatillon after being sacked and reported to the authorities.

More strikes at Grampian foods

Workers at Grampian foods at Llangefni are to strike Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week.

Wakefield: Coca Cola workers may strike

Wakefield Coca Cola plant

Workers at Coca Cola's bottling and distribution plant in Wakefield may strike over pay.

1,000 Vietnamese shrimp processing workers on strike

Nearly 1,000 workers have gone on strike to protest a wage cut at a Singaporean shrimp processing factory in Vietnam.

Scotland Tesco drivers suspend strike after talks

The second strike of Tesco truck drivers has been suspended pending negotiations.