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Iran: It's time to recognise independent trade unions

In partnership with IndustriALL which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors and is a force in global solidarity taking up the fight for better working conditions and trade union rights around the world.

Iran does not allow independent unions to operate, and trade union activists are frequently detained when they defend workers' rights. LabourStart has run many campaigns in defence of imprisoned trade unionists in Iran.

Myanmar: UN must reject military dictatorship

In partnership with Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), IndustriALL global union, the Education International, the International Union of Foodworkers, and Public Services International.

Puerto Rico: Support electrical workers - stop privatisation

In partnership with Public Services International, a Global Union Federation of more than 700 trade unions representing 30 million workers in 154 countries and UTIER. The workers of the Union of the Electricity and Irrigation Industry of Puerto Rico unite to work for and in defense of our common interests and rights and those of the entire working class and our people. That is why we believe in energy as a right of humanity -- and not a commodity.

Anonymous Presents: Operation Epik Fail

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Tell NagaWorld: Redundancy No! Vaccine & Union Yes!

The International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) has launched a major online campaign in support of workers in Cambodia.

Romania: Stop union busting in Bucharest metro

At the beginning of 2021, Metrorex, a state-owned company that runs the Bucharest metro, fully backed by the Romanian government, started a union-busting campaign, announced pay cuts and lay-offs, revealing plans to put the subway system into insolvency. Metrorex and the Romanian government completely ignored USLM’s repeated requests to enter into dialogue. Instead, the company retaliated with a series of intimidation tactics: Union leader Ion Radoi received death threats on social media.

Brazil: End the anti-union attacks on health workers

It is no secret that the Brazilian government's response to the COVID-19 crisis has been one of the worst in the world. A lethal combination of denial, public violation of the basic practices of social distancing recommended by the World Health Organization, and active sabotage of efforts to acquire vaccines.

Thailand: Yachiyoda must reinstate sacked union members

In partnership with Confederation of Industrial Labour of Thailand (CILT) and IndustriALL which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors and is a force in global solidarity taking up the fight for better working conditions and trade union rights around the world.

Algerian Trade Unionist Jailed for Striking

Mourad Ghedia, President of the SNAPAP/CGATA Justice Sector Workers, has been arrested and placed under a detention order in El-Harrach prison. Join the LabourStart campaign calling for his immediate release.

Mr. Ghedia, a clerk by profession, had previously been suspended in 2012 for almost three years along with 57 other people for strike action, without any procedure having been followed or any supporting documents having been sent to them.

Canadian Unionist Jailed in Turkey

CUPE 4600 member Cihan Erdal has been unjustly jailed in Turkey since September 2020. CUPE is pressing the Canadian government to support Cihan as he prepares for trial in May, and to work to get him released from jail and safely home to Canada.

The next few weeks are critical. We need to make Cihan’s case a top priority for the Turkish government, and demand action.

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