Tag: Labor Reform

Protests Continue in Hungary Against Labor Reform

Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets for the fourth time in recent days to reject what they call the “slavery law,” a new labor law put forth by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to guarantee cheap labor for the German automobile companies.

Argentina’s New Austerity

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

French President Passes Labor Reform Despite Wide Opposition

Today the French President signed executive orders that will profoundly affect the life of millions of workers. Without blinking an eye, Emmanuel Macron is profoundly transforming labor legislation for the benefit of the very few members of his class.

The Unions Must Fight Against Right to Work!

Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” legislation has long been on the wish list of the right wing and big business and is aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back against the bosses’ agenda. The proposed legislation would target the union shop and the unions’ right to collect fees for representation.

One Million Demonstrate in the Streets of Paris

The massive demonstration, with its fighting, combative atmosphere, was easily the largest mobilization against the government’s labor reform to take place in the last three months.

Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray

‘What if the French soccer team went on strike?’ So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and continuity of protests against the labor law.

VIDEO: France, Workers’ Power in Action

Railway workers, oil workers, Air France pilots and ground employees and other important sectors of the labor force have joined the strikes in France.

Protests Continue in Hungary Against Labor Reform

Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets for the fourth time in recent days to reject what they call the “slavery law,” a new labor law put forth by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to guarantee cheap labor for the German automobile companies.

Argentina’s New Austerity

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

French President Passes Labor Reform Despite Wide Opposition

Today the French President signed executive orders that will profoundly affect the life of millions of workers. Without blinking an eye, Emmanuel Macron is profoundly transforming labor legislation for the benefit of the very few members of his class.

The Unions Must Fight Against Right to Work!

Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” legislation has long been on the wish list of the right wing and big business and is aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back against the bosses’ agenda. The proposed legislation would target the union shop and the unions’ right to collect fees for representation.

One Million Demonstrate in the Streets of Paris

The massive demonstration, with its fighting, combative atmosphere, was easily the largest mobilization against the government’s labor reform to take place in the last three months.

Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray

‘What if the French soccer team went on strike?’ So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and continuity of protests against the labor law.

VIDEO: France, Workers’ Power in Action

Railway workers, oil workers, Air France pilots and ground employees and other important sectors of the labor force have joined the strikes in France.