telecoms

Deutsche Telekom determined to go ahead with job cuts

Deutsche Telekom AG, whose plan to move 50,000 service workers in Germany to jobs with lower pay sparked the company's biggest strike in a decade, will stick to its schedule to complete the transfer by July 1.

Deutsche Telekom strike continues despite government intervention

Deutsche Telekom AG employees who will enter the second week of a full-blown strike Monday are still highly motivated to continue their industrial action to protest the company's plans to outsource 50,000 jobs.

Disruption in first week of Deutsche Telekom strike

Striking Deutsche Telekom workers

Labor union ver.di says that operations at Deutschen Telekom have been severely hampered after one week of strike.

Over 10,000 Deutsche Telekom workers walk off the job

Photo from spiegel.de

More than 10,000 Deutsche Telekom employees refused to turn up for work last Friday to protest the company's plans to outsource 50,000 jobs.

Tahiti: Strikes underway with more to come

Employees at Tikiphone, the polynesian mobile phone provider went on indefinite strike last Tuesday.

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.

5,000 jobs to go at NTL

Cable company NTL will tomorrow announce a jobs cull, axing almost a third of its British workforce as it pushes for £250m in annual cost savings from its £3.4bn merger with rival Telewest.

"It’s the little grains of sand which jam the machine"

A tract distributed in front of France Telecom in Bercy, Paris agitating for a wildcat general strike against the CPE.

WiMaximum profit - the wireless revolution and big business

Rob Ray investigates how a big-business ‘wireless revolution’ is set to retard urban communications technology for generations to come.

The Zapatistas and the Electronic Fabric of Struggle *DRAFT*

What follows is a DRAFT of a chapter of a book on the Zapatistas and revolution at the beginning of the XXIst Century. The book, edited by John Holloway in Mexico City, will consist of a collection of new articles, mostly from Mexican scholars and political analysts. This essay should be quoted only with permission from the author.