textiles

Tanta Linen Company workers in Egypt begin open-ended strike

1000 Tanta Linen Co. workers are striking, led for the first time in Egypt by an official trade union, the Textile Trade Union (TTU).

500 Vietnamese textile workers wildcat for pay increase

About 500 workers at a joint-venture garment factory in Ho Chi Minh City have launched a wildcat strike.

Wildcats; over 15,000 Bangladeshi garment workers "go berserk" and attack factories over non-payment and low wages

Two major outbreaks of garment workers' fury have occurred this week.

Aftermath of the BDR mutiny; state murders and class struggles in Bangladesh

Updates on;
1) deaths in custody of suspects in the February Bangladeshi Rifles (BDR) army mutiny,
2) the increasing unrest in the Bangladeshi garment industry and state measures to contain it.

Strikes and occupations across Egypt

Mansoura-Espana occupation in 2007.

Struggle continues developing across Egypt with strikes and sit-ins taking place in six different provinces around the countries.

Wildcat strike in Vietnam over New Year's bonus

Vietnamese garment workers strike in 2007.

More than 1,000 workers at a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in central Vietnam have gone on strike last Thursday (22nd January).

Strikes, occupations and road block in Egypt

Twenty-two employees of the Ghazl El-Mahalla spinning factory continued their occupation of their union offices on Wednesday after negotiations failed to reach a resolution to their demands.

Reflections on the shoe industry strike and assembly movement in Alicante, 1977

Highly informative and detailed article about a wildcat strike of shoe workers run by workers' assemblies which the state attacked, and which unions and political groups attempted to divert to their own ends.

Wildcat Spain encounters democracy, 1976-1978 - Los Incontrolados

Garment workers' assembly

A fascinating set of documents from and about the workers assembly movement which swept Spain as strike spread following the death of dictator General Franco.

Garment workers strike in Vietnam over management abuse

Nearly 4,000 workers at a Taiwanese footwear plant in Vietnam have gone on strike to protest alleged ill-treatment by their bosses.