Workers struggles around the world -- 27 June 1998

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North America

Philadelphia transit strike nears fifth week

Tentative hospital workers' settlement in New York
Quebec nurses' action ruled illegal


300,000 march in Rome to demand jobs

Italian chemical workers block railway line

Polish steelworkers under attack

Greek bank workers' strike called off

French government tank maker to cut one-third of labor force

Volvo announces job cuts in southern Sweden

Australia and Asia

Australian bus drivers demand increased security

Sydney nurses protest jobs threat

Japanese pilots union cancels strike

China: a mounting tide of working class anger


South African government to sack thousands

See Also:
The merger between Chrysler and Daimler-Benz:
what it means for workers

[8 May 1998]
The Significance and Implications of Globalisation - A Lecture by Nick Beams

[4 January 1998]
Marxism and the Trade Unions - A lecture by David North

[10 January 1998]