On 26 January 2015, Rodolfo Aguiar, general secretary of the public workers’ union Asociación Trabajadores del Estado (ATE) and the Rio Negro branch of CTA Autónoma, was arrested for taking part in the protest action against the dismissal of 12 subcontracted workers from the University of Comahue (...)
On 3 December 2015, 28 teachers and truck drivers from Tierra del Fuego were condemned to between eight months and four years in prison for incidents that took place within the framework of a general strike in May 2013.
In November 2015 in Ciudad Juárez across the border from El Paso, Texas, maquiladora workers in several factories began a series of protests that continued into the new year. Juárez has 330 maquiladoras employing some 225,000 workers, about 13 percent of the national maquiladora industry (...)
Around 300 logistics workers working for the company Sinotrans in Shenzen were pressured by management to agree to be transferred to Dongguan. This is also when workers who had been working for the material storage of the company realised that they were not considered regular employees but were (...)
About 5000 workers employed at the factory Kalex PCB located in Zhongshan participated in a demonstration in order to protest against the reduction of social insurance premiums. Workers were stopped by anti-riot police when they were heading towards the governmental offices. Police tried to (...)