LabourStart's Photo of the Day Archive - 202420240101 :
The new self-described 'anarcho-capitalist' President of Argentina has begun to take action on his promised 'reforms', among them huge cuts to social spending and restrictions on the right to protest and the right to strike. Argentina's unions have responded with a call for a general strike later this month. (Photo: Mundo Gremial) Click here to read more union news from Argentina.
20240108 : 2023 was the most dangerous year ever for Palestinian journalists. Last week the Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate and the International Federation of Journalists released a report detailing the deaths of 102 media workers. Dozens more were injured and at least 58 have been arrested. (Photo: PJS/IFJ) Click here to read the English version of the PJS report.
20240115 : Indian rail workers, members of the ITF-affiliated All Indian Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) and the National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR), held a four-day hunger strike last week. The protest is the start of a campaign by rail workers to fight the Modi government's gutting of their pension scheme. (Photo: ITF) Click here to read more union news from India.
20240122 : Swedish union IF Metal is fighting for a first collective agreement with Tesla. In solidarity, Danish and Norwegian unions as well as other Swedish workers, are also striking Tesla. (Photo: IF Metal) Click here to read more union news from Sweden.
20240129 : On 24-01-2024 workplaces across Argentina remained shut as workers protested the "anarcho-capitalist" policies of the country's new far-right President. 1.4 million rallied in Buenos Aires alone. (Photo: UITA) Click here to read more union news from Argentina.
20240205 : Finnish unions are organizing political strikes in response to planned Government cuts to labour rights and social welfare. A major demonstration organised by SAK and STTK took place in Helsinki on 1.02.2024 with an estimated 13,000 participants. (Photo: SAK) Click here to read more union news from Finland.
20240212 : An international solidarity project run by UNI Global Union with the support of the FNV of Netherlands helped Ugandan Carrefour workers secure their first collective agreement and blazed the trail for further organizing campaigns across Africa. The project titled “Establishing Bridges, Growing Solidarity and Strengthening Collective Bargaining” concluded with an International Solidarity Summit held in Entebbe, Uganda on 22-25 January 2024. (Photo: UNI) Click here to read more union news from Uganda.
20240219 : The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions in India, along with sectoral and independent federations and farmers’ organisations, called a countrywide strike on 16 February to intensify the fight against the anti-labour and anti-people policies of the Indian government. (Photo: IndustriALL) Click here to read more union news from India.