Workers Struggles Around the World

Fast-food workers mount protests across the US

By Marcus Day, 31 August 2013

Demanding an increase in wages to $15 per hour, fast-food workers walked off the job in roughly 60 cities on Thursday.

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India: NLC strike against privatisation continues

By Arun Kumar, 12 July 2013

The Tamil Nadu government’s offer to buy a stake in the company will only lead to further restructuring as the prelude to further “disinvestment.”

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Guatemala imposes state of siege against mine protests

By Bill Van Auken, 7 May 2013

The Guatemalan government has imposed a 30-day state of siege to repress protests against a Canadian-owned mining operation.

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Teachers’ struggles escalate across Mexico

By Rafael Azul, 30 April 2013

Tens of thousands of Mexican teachers are mobilizing against education reforms that attack job security and subordinate public education to corporate interests.

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Indian general strike ends with no demands met

By Arun Kumar, 23 February 2013

By calling the strike, the trade unions sought to let off steam, and prevent workers from launching any independent struggle to defend jobs and living standards.

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To defeat ruling class assault,

Indian workers need a socialist program

By the WSWS Editorial Board, 20 February 2013

Tens of millions of workers across India will join a two-day general strike today and Thursday to protest against the Congress Party-led government’s social spending cuts and pro-investor “reforms.”

India: Thousands join protests to support victimised Maruti Suzuki workers

By Arun Kumar, 19 February 2013

Thousands of workers participated in an “All-India Protest Day” to voice their support for victimized workers at Maruti Suzuki India’s car assembly plant in Manesar, Haryana.

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India: Victimized Maruti Suzuki workers continue to protest

By Arun Kumar and Kranti Kumara, 2 February 2013

Victimized Maruti Suzuki India workers staged a rally last Sunday to demand their reinstatement and the immediate release of 150 workers who have been jailed on frame-up charges.

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GM Brazil strike

By Jerry White, 23 January 2013

Thousands of auto workers in Brazil carried out a 24-hour strike Tuesday at General Motors’ São José dos Campos plant, 50 miles northeast of Sao Paulo.

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Unions abruptly shut down “indefinite” public sector strike in Kerala

By Arun Kumar and Kranti Kumara, 19 January 2013

A militant strike of several hundred thousand government employees and teachers in the southern Indian state of Kerala collapsed this week after the Stalinist trade-union leadership negotiated a surrender agreement with the state government.

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Witch-hunt continues against Maruti Suzuki workers in India

By Arun Kumar and Kranti Kumara, 10 January 2013

Police have arrested another Maruti Suzuki worker in India, bringing the total number of framed-up and jailed auto workers to 150.

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The failure of land reform in South Africa

By Iqra Qalam and Joshua Lumet, 6 December 2012

The failure of the agrarian reform policies of the African National Congress has exposed the bourgeois nationalist liberation movement’s inability to resolve the land question.

Striking bus drivers in Singapore face arrest and deportation

By a correspondent, 5 December 2012

Bus drivers recruited from China struck against Singapore’s second largest transport operator, prompting arrest and repression by government authorities.

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South African farm workers’ strike spreads

By Joshua Lumet and Iqra Qalam, 21 November 2012

The three-week-long strike by farm workers in the fertile farmlands of the Boland in South Africa has now spread to 24 different areas and has led to further violent clashes with police.

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India’s Kingfisher Airlines workers demand unpaid salaries

By Sathish Simon and Kranti Kumara, 19 October 2012

Several hundred employees at privately-owned Kingfisher Airlines in India have engaged in strikes and other job actions over the past month to demand back wages owed to them since March.

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