strikes

Strikes in Poland, early 2005

Information about various workers' struggles in and around Poland, including strikes by seamen, railworkers, car and telecoms workers in 2005.

Strike at Michelin in Zalau, Romania, 2005

Romanian Michelin HQ

Summary of an article about a strike for a 30% wage hike at Michelin in the Romanian newspaper Evenimentul Zilei, February 2005. The English is a little ropey but it is interesting nonetheless.

Strike at ThyssenKrupp in Terni, Italy, 2004-5

Detailed article about a strike in Italy from 2004 to 2005 against closure of a steel plant.

Striking olive harvest workers in Spain, 2005

A new kind of strike in France (Citroën etc.), 2005

Strike at Citroën Aulnay, 2005

Clashes between striking firefighters and Paris police

There have been serious clashes betwen striking firefighters and police in Paris today during demonstrations.

Poland postal strike: new developments

An update on the postal workers strike in Poland. As it has spread bosses have offered a pay increase, but way below workers' demands.

Canada: Students blockade the Port of Montréal, 2005

School occupations and strikes, Germany, 2005