retail and food

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.

Tesco truckers' strike: 25% of normal loads going out

Only 25 per cent of normal truckloads of groceries and supplies are getting out of the Tesco distribution depot at Livingston near Edinburgh as the strike by drivers takes effect (reported previously on libcom), according to reliable inside information given to the T&G section of Unite - the union.

Scots truckers strike against Tesco

Tesco distribution director Laurie McIlwee: not a happy chappy

Eddie Stobart drivers have refused to scab on their Tesco counterparts and deliver supplies to Scottish supermarkets this bank holiday weekend.

Asda: part of the Wal-Mart spy ring

Following an admission from US supermarket giant Wal-Mart that the company has employed some of its estimated 400 investigators to spy on groups who stand against them, enquiries by Freedom have uncovered a similar story at UK subsidiary Asda.

Vietnam: Farm-workers' union members remain in jail

Five organisers from the independent United Workers-Farmers Organization, were arrested and remain in prison.