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‘Striketober’ is showing workers’ rising power – but will it lead to lasting change?

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US labor unions have been on the defensive for decades but this October there has been a surprising burst of worker militancy and strikes as workers have gone on the offensive to demand more. Experts are predicting mo...

Trabajadores de la salud en el Reino Unido: what is the situation like where you are?

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The UK reported its highest number of Covid deaths for seven months this week, como 223 were recorded within 28 días de una prueba positiva para el virus. Confirmed cases have risen steadily in October, with Covid rates so...

Covid may have killed up to 180,000 health workers globally, WHO says

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The World Health Organization says 80,000 a 180,000 healthcare workers may have been killed by Covid-19 up to May this year, insisting they must be prioritised for vaccination. A WHO paper on Thursday estimated that ...

‘People are fed up’: Dollar General workers push to unionize amid hostility from above

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The low-cost retailer Dollar General has the highest number of store locations in America, with over 17,600 stores in 46 estados, and its golden and black logo has become ubiquitous across the country. The company’s r...

More than a third of UK music industry workers lost jobs in 2020

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More than a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs last year – 69,000 in total – as venues closed, festivals were scrapped, tours ground to a halt and the pandemic wiped billions off the value of the secto...

Pregnant women at risk from NHS workers’ mixed messages over safety of jab

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Pregnant women are being advised by some health professionals not to have the Covid vaccine despite an edict from the NHS that they should encourage them to get the jab. One in six of the most critically ill Covid pat...

‘It’s a sweat factory’: Instacart workers ready to strike for pay and conditions

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For Instacart workers across the country, the popular grocery delivery app promised flexibility and a solid wage, perks that enticed thousands to join the app during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. But amid worse...

‘We are not machines’: Hollywood workers ready to strike for better conditions

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At the start of the pandemic, Hollywood productions abruptly shut down, leaving many workers out of work before things began to resume with Covid-19 safety protocols in place. Desde entonces, workers in Hollywood say they...

Italy braced for unrest as Covid pass becomes mandatory for all workers

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Italy is bracing itself for further unrest and labour market mayhem as the strictest vaccine mandate in Europe takes effect on Friday. All workers will be obliged to present a coronavirus health pass before entering t...

Encima 10,000 John Deere workers strike over ‘years’ of poor treatment

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Más que 10,000 production and warehouse workers at 14 John Deere plants in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia walked off the job at midnight on 14 October in the latest in a wave of industrial unrest in th...

Film industry workers agree to strike if deal can’t be made over ‘basic needs’

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The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would...

We are Google and Amazon workers. We condemn Project Nimbus

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We are writing as Google and Amazon employees of conscience from diverse backgrounds. We believe that the technology we build should work to serve and uplift people everywhere, including all of our users. As workers w...

‘Death of 1,000 cuts’: Kellogg’s workers on why they’re striking

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Acerca de 1,400 Kellogg’s workers at four US plants have gone on strike after their current union contracts expired and amid accusations that the cereal giant is offshoring jobs. The workers, representado por la panadería, Co...

Hundreds of healthy pigs culled amid UK shortage of abattoir workers

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The culling of healthy pigs has begun on British farms, with farmers forced to kill animals to make space and ensure the continued welfare of their livestock, amid an ongoing shortage of workers at slaughterhouses. Pi...

Essential workers challenge Victoria and NSW vaccine mandates in court

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A casual relief teacher is taking Victorian health officials to court over mandatory Covid vaccines, arguing there is no legal or ethical justification for making workers get the jab. Por separado, in New South Wales, a...

EU ‘failing to stop meat industry exploiting agency workers’

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The EU is facing calls to ban outsourcing in the meat industry, after a Guardian investigation revealed how agency workers were exploited by companies that took no responsibility for pay and conditions. Katrin Langens...

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