Forty six days into their strike against the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), students were occupying 11 of 12 UPR campuses despite heavy police monitoring and the UPR President's ultimatum to vacate the campuses by June 7.
The Executive Bureau of the General Federation of Iraqi Workers has issued an "urgent appeal to Arab and international trade unions" for solidarity.
International condemnation by trade unionists and human rights activists has greeted the execution of five political prisoners by the Iranian authorities on May 9.
Students at the main campus of the University of Puerto Rico, at Río Piedras, on Tuesday, April 13, voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 48-hour campus occupation the following week.
Greece has been brought to a standstill by a general strike, with up to 2 million workers in a 24-hour stoppage against the government's austerity program.
The task for millions today in Haiti is to try to stay alive until help arrives and to try to save those injured in the earthquake.
CHICAGO – International and national labor leaders convened here during the U.S. Labor Against the War’s (USLAW) national conference Dec. 4-6.
A growing list of U.S. labor unions is expressing their solidarity with workers of the electric company that serves central Mexico, which is facing repression from the government.
“Today we declare a State of Peaceful Insurrection of the people of Puerto Rico”, declared Juan Vera, Methodist bishop of Puerto Rico, as he called for going from “protests to resistance to civil disobedience.”
In Mexico, the electricians’ union stands in the way of the government’s attempt to privatize the country’s electrical grid.