strikes

A disgrace before God: Striking black sanitation workers vs. black officialdom in 1977 Atlanta

Atlanta 1963: High school student arrested at civil rights protest.

This article is a case study of the betrayal of the African American working class by the Black political class brought to power by the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the 1960's.

Nigeria: General strike approaches over fuel price hikes

Nigerian worker

Workers from Nigeria's two largest unions are planning to launch an indefinite strike from Monday if their demands are not met.

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.

Canada: Opposition tries to prevent transport wildcat strikes

After a wildcat strike last month Canadian politicians are taking legal steps to limit the right to strike.

Union considers new offer in Deutsche Telekom strike

Deutsche Telekom workers' march

German union Ver.di are considering a revised offer from the company in the ongoing dispute with Deutsche Telekom.

Airbus hit by more wildcat strikes in Germany

Airbus Varel workers on strike in 2006

Workers at three Airbus plants in Germany downed tools yesterday against job cuts and restructuring by the firm.

Mexico: miners strike against government interference

Miners in Mexico launched an unlimited wildcat strike on Wednesday last week.

South Africa: Mine workers union rejects pay offer

The National Union of Mine-workers has rejected a 6% offer and is instead demanding that miners receive a 15% increase.

France: Airbus workers wildcat strike succeeds

Airbus workers vote for wildcat at a general assembly

Airbus workers in France have won a higher salary increase and a one-off payment.

Scotland Tesco drivers suspend strike after talks

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