National Sections of the L5I:

Trade Unions

Strike wave in China - now build factory committees

Peter Main reports on important recent developments in the growing workers movement in China Read more...

Unions enter the battlefield: half a million surge onto London anti-cuts march

It was a long time coming, but yesterday London was crammed full of people for one of the largest demonstrations in years. Read more...

Indiana's double-whammy: when union busting isn't enough

As protests against union-busting bills continue in Wisconsin and Ohio, the fire spread further across the plains of the mid-west. Read more...

Thought Wisconsin's anti-union laws were bad? Look what they are doing in Ohio

The Republicans in Ohio are pushing through even worse laws which will target any public sector worker's right to strike and limit the powers of union to negotiate over sick pay and pensions, writes Jeff Albertson Read more...

Wisconsin shows workers can resist: now a general strike can deliver victory

The struggle going on in Wisconsin shows that American workers have an appetite to fight, but how can they win? Read more...

France: a movement with the spirit of revolution

On 19 October workers and youth mobilised for the sixth day of strike action against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform. Read more...

Resistance to privatisation in Pakistan

Electricity workers across the country organised a protest on 13 October against the privatisation of public companies. There is growing anger about the constant price hikes of essential commodities coupled with growing unemployment and rising abject poverty. Read more...

As mass strikes sweep France, Spain, Greece Indefinite general strikes can beat European cuts

As mass strikes sweep France, Spain, Greece
Indefinite general strikes can beat European cuts Read more...