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Archive for June, 2011

Mansour Osaloo Freed ‘Temporarily’

In an important development for the Iranian labor movement and its backers worldwide, Mansour Osaloo, the head of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Workers Syndicate, was released on June 2 after spending four years behind bars on trumped up charges. Although the authorities have insisted that it is only a temporary arrangement and he […]

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Pars Metal Workers Strike Again

On May 29, Pars Metal workers went on strike on unfulfilled promises of being paid all their back wages. Most recently, on May 2, 260 workers at Pars Metal had set out from their factory in western Tehran towards the Ministry of Labor and held a protest rally there. The workers were demanding their six […]

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san Softdrink Workers Strike

According to the reports by the Free Union of Iranian Workers, on June 1, workers at Sasan Softdrink factory went on strike protesting what their leaders said was a total disregard of their demands as well as the firing of their representatives. Workers representatives, Hossein Marzban, Hossein Allahyar, and Saeed Rostami with an average of […]

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