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Gilana Tile Factory Workers Long Haul Strike

More than 160 Gilana Tile factory workers in Manjil, Gilan, have been on strike since September 16 over 16 months of back wages and other trade disputes. During the strike, eight workers have been summoned by police and twenty two expelled. The back wages date back to 2009 over which workers had filed three separate […]

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A Tale of Security and Judicial Tactics againt Mahshahr Free Economic Zone Workers Union

Manouchehr Yarahmadi, the head of the Union of Project based and Contracting Workers at Bandar Emam Petrochemical Complexes in an interview with Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA) described the history of formation of the Union as well as the police and judicial actions brought about on the union and the workers lot in the administration […]

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Razi Petrochemical Labor Activists Sentenced

Following the complaint filed by the employer, four worker activists, Mousa Hendijani, Maziyar Rahmizadeh, Gholamhossein Heidari and Adel Rashedi were sentenced by the court. The four workers were among the twelve who represented workers in 2013 negotiations with the employer. The four have been accused of “disturbing the peace” and “threatening and insulting” by the […]

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