strikes

Striking Kellogg's Workers: Don't Settle for Crumbs!

Leaflet distributed by the IWG during the Kellogg's strike in Lancaster, PA.

USA: "Striketober", An Unprecedented Wave of Strikes

The United States has experienced a wave of strikes on a scale rarely seen since 1968. All over the country, workers, exhausted by the Covid-19 pandemic, are demanding improvements in their working conditions. Driven by the rise in the cost of living, these thousands of workers are putting pressure on their bosses to grant them wage increases. This encompasses every sector of the economy.

Support striking university workers and build worker-student solidarity!

Education workers with the University and College Union (UCU) are preparing for another battle around pensions, casualization, pay, and discrimination. This article was first published by the Industrial Workers of the World.

Letter From a Striking Oil Worker in Iran

Below is a brief note from a striking worker, Mahmoud from Assaluyeh. Not only is it a good illustration of how the leading strikers in Iran today are thinking and how their discussions are shaping up, it also gives us an insight into the potential of the working class movement when we see how far the workers have advanced. It is a window into the future, showing what could be created, not only throughout Iran but also beyond.

Report from the Kellogg's Workers Strike

Since October 4, 1,400 workers at the four Kellogg’s plants in the United States have been on strike in response to a two-tier wage system and the company’s efforts to permanently classify workers out of receiving better wages and benefits.

The Struggle of the Iranian Oil Workers Goes On

Following our last report on the Iranian oil workers' strike, when the strike had reached its 81st day (it started on 19 June 2021), on 12 September, the Council for Organising Protests by Oil Contract Workers issued statement no. 20, under the title of "What have been our achievements?", which we are publishing here. However, since then there have been reports that sections of striking workers are going back on strike.

The Hollywood strike that wasn’t

MK Lees offers context to the recent IATSE strike vote and potential settlement. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

The Generalized Crisis Requires a Generalized Struggle

Leaflet distributed by Klasbatalo during the CPE daycare workers' strike in Quebec.

Striking Kellogg's Workers: Take Control of the Struggle!

Leaflet distributed by the IWG during the Kellogg's strike in Lancaster, PA.

Italian general strike: Amazon warehouse blockaded in Piacenza, strikers attacked in Prato

Monday 11th October saw a general strike called by several base unions in Italy, which was marked by a mass blockade against an Amazon warehouse and a violent attack against picketers. Content warning for violence and graphic videos.