Day: May 27, 2020

Trade union manifesto urges different approach from Bolsonaro

In Brazil, the Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Educação (CNTE) has issued a manifesto of measures to safeguard public health and workers’ lives. CNTE leaders have strongly criticised President Jair Bolsonaro’s reaction to the COVID-19 epidemic spreading in the country….

Iran: Hungry sugar workers amid massive corruption

The people of Iran have not only paid a high price for the authorities’ bungled response to the spread of the coronavirus. The country is gangrened by massive corruption, and workers pay the price. Omid Asadbeigi, owner of the giant…

Four-hour strike at Italian ArcelorMittal sites brings results

As part of its support measures, the government publicly confirmed its intention to join the shareholding structure of the company, while in exchange, ArcelorMittal promised to maintain the group’s presence in Italy. The CEO confirmed to formally and substantially keep…