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Archive for April, 2012

Ebrahim Madadi Released

Union’s Message on its VP’s Prison Release Ebrahim Madadi, the vice president of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Workers Syndicate, has been released following the completion of his prison term. Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Workers Syndicate wishes to congratulate the family, syndicate members and all our friends on this occasion. We also call […]

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Reza Shahabi Sentenced to Six Years with Flogging

According to the received reports, Reza Shahabi, a member of the board of directors of Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Workers Syndicate, who since June 12, 2010 has been incarcerated for 22 months in prison, has been sentenced to six years with flogging, barred for five years from taking part in union activities and four […]

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Metalworks Industries Workers Protest

On April 8, more than six hundred Metalworks Industries workers staged a protest gathering by the presidential compounds in Tehran. Following meetings with the authorities at the compounds, worker’s representatives set out for the Ministry of Industries while their comrades continued on with their presence at the presidential compounds. A deputy ministry announced the holding […]

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New Year Begins with Fresh Layoffs, Protests

In recent years, the advent of the Persian New Year in late March which halts production for millions of workers across the country has provided management an opening to rationalize labor force and lay off their workers. This year has been no exception. With the commencement of the new year holidays, news of several massive […]

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