Textile factory workers went on strike over not having their salaries paid for past five months yesterday (Monday 8th).
On 3 July, some 6,000 workers at a Vietnam-based plant owned by textile manufacturer the Chutex Group went on strike over pay levels.
Bangladeshi workers in clothing sweatshop in Athens, Greece, were attacked by company thugs for refusing to work on Sunday. When their co-workers walked out in solidarity, the company fired 120 out of 180 of the working force. In response the workers have sealed the factory off forcing the company to withdraw the lay-offs and negotiate.
26th May: Reports of an outbreak wildcat strike in Al-Amiriya Company for Spinning and Weaving in Alexandria. Could this be the start of a new wave of strikes?