After 3,000 furniture workers struck on Monday, thousands more walked out over low wages.
Car manufacturing workers at Hindustan Motors in India walked out on Monday.
There have been violent clashes between police and protesters at demonstrations calling for an end to the planned reforms of Greek universities.
The workers of Sheraton hotel, Baghdad, went on strike for two days last week demanding their overdue salaries and other unpaid benefits.
Train drivers in Belgium are due to be returning to work following a wildcat strike yesterday which prompted transport minister André Antoine to demand they be sacked.
On Monday 5th March, about 100,000 teachers went on strike. On 8th March 10,000 teachers staged a picket outside the Parliament building in Tehran demanding justice and better wages.
Bus and truck drivers in central Somalia were on strike yesterday following a hike in local taxes
3,000 workers at a furniture factory in southern Vietnam have downed tools and walked out over low pay, state media and company officials report.
Staff at the Nackawic paper mill returned to work on Tuesday following an unofficial walkout over hiring practices.
In New Zealand, hundreds of fast food workers waged an innovative campaign called Super-Size My Pay during 2005-06. This is one worker's overview and analysis of the campaign.
Articles about workers' strikes, walkouts and industrial action.
Images from the 1946 Oakland general strike. Mostly taken from the University of California-Berkeley's...
Junge Linke discuss the government's mobilisation of benefits envy as part of its assault on living standards.
Historian Liam Cahill's look at the 1919 Limerick soviet and the conditions in which it was created.
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