National Sections of the L5I:

Trade Unions

Austria: Revolution in the health service?

The mood among employees of the Austrian health service has finally turned. Read more...

Brazil - which tactics towards the reformists?

In the face of recent protests and the general political situation, the Brazilian left faces a dilemma. Read more...

Pakistan: Women workers organising to fight

All over the world, it is women who are suffering most both from the aftermath of the economic crisis and from the imperialists' “War on Terror”. Read more...

USA: Half measures won't win longshore and steel workers' disputes

In the long lasting retreat of the organized labor contingent of the American working class, any signs of life are seen as major victories. Read more...

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...