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Criminalization of Workers Protests in Iran

With the new privatization drive and the drive to integrate and attract foreign capital, workers activists are facing ever increasing repression and obstacles in their activities in Iran. A new trend has been for the employers to file complaints with the judiciary on grounds of disturbing the peace to treat the worker activists as criminals. […]

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Saveh Pipe and Rolling Workers face Lockout, Scabs Hired

Saveh Rolling and Profile Mills and Safa Pipe and Rolling factory workers, both owned and operated by the same employer, have been facing delays in their wage payments and have been going on and off strikes. In case of Safa, the workers were locked down and scabs were hired. On May 24, Saveh Rolling and […]

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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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