Tag: May Day

The threat of the privatization of the State-owned Railways and the attack on the job security of its workers saw railway unions mobilize on a large scale on May 1. Credit:  AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT
France News

French workers rally against slew of anti-labour policies

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Around 200,000 took part in May Day rallies that marked a resounding challenge to President Macron’s assault on the working class By Pavan Kulkarni / The Dawn News / May 3, 2018 On May 1, French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Australia for his Pacific tour. The previous weeks had […]

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Zimbabwe union readies for battle against ‘triple evil’
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe union readies for battle against ‘triple evil’

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Labour flexibility, productivity-driven wage and the classification of the labour force are key areas of struggle By Musawenkosi Cabe/ The Dawn News/ May 01, 2018 The Dawn News spoke with Ady Motero, a Zimbabwean activist and the General Secretary of the United Food and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe (UFAWUZ), […]

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Workers affiliated with the SNTE-CNTE from throughout Mexico converged on the capital, marching down Paseo de la Reforma as part of a 48-hour work stoppage to demand a dialogue with the government of Enrique Peña Nieto, April 9, 2018. Photo credit: José Luis Granados Ceja
Interview Mexico

Mexico’s teachers strike at the roots of neoliberal reform

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CNTE, a radical teachers union, challenges the policies that have plunged millions of Mexicans into poverty By Zoe PC / The Dawn News / April 30, 2018 The Dawn News spoke to Mirna Santiago Gallego from the National Political Direction of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) and a […]

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