Turkish unity wins out against all odds

In defiance of a strike ban imposed by the government, Turkish metalworkers have fought on against threats and intimidation to win a new sectoral collective agreement offering wage rises of ...

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“Give us back what you took from us!”

Thousands of Slovenian trade unionists gathered outside government buildings in Ljubljana on 24 January to demand “Higher wages for all, not just the privileged”. Some 30,000 public sector ...

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What is Sweden’s high-wage secret?

by Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, President, Swedish Trade Union Confederation Inequality is bad for business. Many countries try to keep wages low to boost exports, but this strategy hurts global ...

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