textiles

More mayhem - cops kill again as garment workers' rioting continues in Bangladesh

Ashulia - garment workers continue to fight cops - 28 Jun 09

The unrest continues in the garment industry - another worker killed as rioting spreads across the whole garment factory area in Ashulia.

Fury; garment worker shot dead in Bangladesh as workers strike and riot

Savar 27 Jun 09 - workers fight cops

The persistent outbreaks of workers' anger continue in the Bangladeshi garment industry. A strike escalates...

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.