National Sections of the L5I:

Trade Unions

Turkey: Victory to the strike of the metal-workers!

On the morning of January 29, in Turkey 15,000 workers in the metal industry downed tools. Read more...

Down with new restrictions on the right to strike!

Strikes by the train drivers' union, GDL and the airline pilots' union, Cockpit, have spurred the Grand Coalition government's SPD Secretary of Labour, Andrea Nahles, to new reactionary levels. Read more...

Ireland's water charges revolt

Rank and File movements: the great debate

There is renewed debate about rank and file trade unionism among sections of the far left at the moment. Read more...

François Hollande attacks the working class - French left in disarray

The French President, François Hollande, is trying to become the Tony Blair or Gerhardt Schröder of a country that has always tended to reject attempts to impose the neoliberal “reform” policies for Read more...

Brazil: University strike in Sao Paulo, Defend the Public University!

10 July strike: one day is not enough

More than one million workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland struck on Thursday 10 July against the government freeze on pay and the 20% decline in real wages since the Tory-LibDem coaliti Read more...

Fight for 15!