JULY 5TH, 2017
On June 30, the heavy weights of the Brazilian working class stopped and demonstrated from South to North of the country, despite the betrayal by the heads of the main federations.
On the 29, the eve of the General Strike, the leaders of the UGT, Força Sindical, and the CUT (and to a lesser extent, the CTB) “pulled...Internacional/International
September 11, 2015 / Herbert Claros
Reposted from LaborNotes
Brazilian auto workers have launched a series of strikes in recent weeks, defending themselves against a wave of mass layoffs.
On Thursday, September 10, 4,300 workers went on strike at Ford’s Sao Bernardo do Campo plant after the company announced 200...[:en]Newspaper[:es]Periodico[:]
Written by PSTU - Brasil
Monday, 01 June 2015 18:23
The National Day of Strikes and Demonstrations, held on May 29, counted on a strong support of important workers’ branches and social movements throughout the country.
Metalworkers, Teachers, Civil Servants, Bank Workers, Oil workers, among other sectors, as well as...Internacional/International
Written by PST - Colombia
Monday, 07 July 2014 19:07
The Socialist Workers Party from Colombia rejects the attempt against the CUT leader Álvaro Vega in the city of Cali.
The attack is part of an aggression mood that has been imposed upon the trade union movement in the state of the Valle del Cauca. This included the attempt...Internacional/International
Written by Dirceu Travesso, CSP-Conlutas, Brazil – June 27th 2013
Saturday, 29 June 2013 18:37
Last June 25th seven Brazilian labor federations – CUT, Força Sindical, CSP-Conlutas, CTB, UGT, NovaCentral and CGTB – called for a day of action for July 11th. Their set of demands include More funding for public services:...Internacional/International
Written by Zé Maria*
Monday, 06 August 2012 17:12
It has been headlines around the country, the deadlock arisen the last few weeks between GM and the Steelworkers Union of São José dos Campos (São Paulo state, Brazil), facing the threat of the company to lay off over 1,500 workers and close the factory sector known as MVA...