80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage

Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa

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Wendy Thompson makes a calling to the Labor Notes International Conference

At the time of the bankruptcy of GM and Chrysler in 2009,a militant, pro-union magazine in the U.S. called Labor Notes said that if companies were being poorly managed, the government should take them over . Labor Notes has been around for almost thirty years and speaks about the struggles of workers in the U.S. and internationally and the democratization of unions. They will have a Conference April 4-6th in Chicago, Illinois, USA that will be attended by 1,000 unionists, including a delegation from CSP Conlutas.

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Egyptians and student movement against repression. Sign the petition

Organizations participating in struggle for the democratization of Egypt are setting a petition condemning the crackdown in the country. See petition below and article about the government’s attacks against the student movement

 

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For the first time in four months, food aid entered the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria

Food aid entered the besieged Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria on Saturday for the first time in four months, a Palestinian official and Syrian state media said.

On next 25th a global action will be held in solidarity with the palestinian and syrian refugees suffering syrian government attacks. The day also marks the third anniversary of the Egyptian revolution.

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In Mexico, on next saturday, a congress provides foundation of New Trade Union

In this Saturday, 25th, will be held a Congress for Foundation of New Union Workers in Mexico. This construction process and the future of this entity will be presented during the event, which must take place in Mexico City.

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Chilean dock workers call for support on stretch down of one month strike

Dock workers in Chile keeps on fighting for almost a month, and the strike is close to have an ending, already scheduled to end in a period of 30 days, set in legal character.

 

To strengthen local mobilization, the Union of Hired and Temporary United Workers of Port of Mejillones and other workers claim that unions around the world show their solidarity and paralyze the productions as a support act with port workers in Chile.

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South Korea Rail Workers Strike against Privatization

South Korea’s railroad workers have ended a 22-day strike, the longest such stoppage in the country’s history. Though they didn’t win a clear victory, they succeeded in placing the issue of privatization in public focus.

 

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Protesters show frustration at automakers ahead of Detroit show

The annual event usually put on optimism in the economy, but workers denounced the face of the profit of car multinational industry

 

Last Sunday (12), a group called Caravan Autoworkers and around 60 activists held a protest during the opening of the 25th Salon Detroit Auto Show.

 

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La lucha por la educación en México: envíe su solidaridad firmando su nombre o organización

El derecho a la protesta contra la voracidad capitalista y el abuso de los gobiernos es una garantía fundamental irrenunciable

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Israeli military soldiers attack on palestinians postal workers in Hebron

On January 9th, 2014, at around mid-day, Israeli soldiers assaulted two employees of the Palestinian Post working at the Ibrahimi Mosque post office in the old city of Hebron, and opened fire randomly in order to intimidate them.

 

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Vicent Maurí, absuelto: fiscal propone la sentencia absolutoria por la falta de pruebas. Intersindical pide la dimisión de Sánchez de León

La jueza del tribunal de instrucción número 11 de Valencia ha dictado sentencia absolutoria a Vicent Maurí, portavoz de Intersindical Valenciana, en el juicio de faltas que ha tenido lugar esta mañana. Maurí estaba acusado de insultos y alteración del orden público después de una concentración el pasado 26 de julio, hechos que se han demostrado falsos durante la vista.

 

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Korean rail way workers get over strikes and keeps on fighting against privatizations

After 23 days on strike, railworkers on Korea decided to suspend the mass strike held in protest against the sector privatization, and new outages are scheduled about 9th and 16th january.

 

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More than 8500 railway workers on strike have been suspended in Korea

More than 8500 Korean workers have been suspended and their union offices raided because of their strike action against privatization which began on December 9, 2013. This is not the first attack by the Korean
government on the labor movement.

 

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Maior sindicato da África do Sul prevê ruptura com o CNA e Partido Comunista

O ex-secretário-geral do Sindicato Nacional dos Metalúrgicos da África do Sul (Numsa), Moses Mayekiso, tem visto nos últimos dias, o sindicato avançando em direção ao que defendia há 20 anos – a ruptura da aliança com o Congresso Nacional Africano (ANC) e e o Partido Comunista Sul-Africano (SACP).

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La lucha de las trabajadoras de la limpieza y de la escuela en Italia

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El ministerio de la instrucción en Italia despide 24 mil trabajadores de las limpiezas, la mayoría mujeres, que trabajaron en las escuelas.

 

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