"It feels good to be a part of history. It's been a year that fast-food workers first went on strike for $15 and a union and now our movement has spread all over the world."
Demonstrations are planned for New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and 147 other U.S. cities and also on five other continents.
Some 1,000 Ukrainian rightists surrounded, stormed, and burned the House of Trade Unions in Odessa last Friday, killing 39 pro-Russia demonstrators in the building.
"I saw many of my co-workers, trapped like a sandwich, one upon the other. It's true that I survived, but I saw many of my co-workers die."
A group of U.S. unionists made it quite clear to India's ambassador to the U.S. that his nation's diplomats should stop treating their own domestic workers as serfs.
After the devastation of WWI, a commission was established to pursue a vision based on the premise that universal, lasting peace can be established only if it is based on social justice, and the ILO was founded.
Thousands of elementary and secondary school teachers in Puerto Rico carried out a two day strike to protest a raid on their pension plans.
CODIR says it regards the current period as an important opportunity to put effective pressure on the government of President Hassan Rouhani.
Port unions in 10 nations demonstrated against multinational furniture giant Ikea's lockout of 350 Teamsters workers.
Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.