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Day: January 8, 2019

A summary review of the strikes by sugarcane and steel workers – Jan 8, 2019

In this issue: A summary review of the strikes by sugarcane and steel workers and what are at stake: Fight back against privatization and for workers’ self-management of their factories: Government crackdown and attempts to impose Islamic Labour Councils: The…

Building our unions: the power of young workers

The IUF Congress in 2017, responding to the widely felt need expressed by affiliates to systematically and seriously organize and recruit young workers, decided to establish a young workers’ committee and to ensure that workers 35 and under are represented…

National Grid lockout ends with new 6-year contract

08.01.2019 Some 1,250 workers at National Grid in Massachusetts, USA, will be returning to work under a new 6-year contract, ending a lockout lasting more than six months.  Members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the United Steelworkers (USW), voted to…

Many dead in Afghanistan mine collapse

08.01.2019 At least thirty people were killed, and several injured, when a mine collapsed in the northern parts of Afghanistan on 6 January. Heavy snowfall caused a landslide which resulted in the mine caving in. 50 people were inside the…