Workers struggles around the world -- 27 June 1998

27 June 1998

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North America

Philadelphia transit strike nears fifth week
Tentative hospital workers' settlement in New York
Quebec nurses' action ruled illegal

Europe

300,000 march in Rome to demand jobs
Italian chemical workers block railway line
Polish steelworkers under attack
Greek bank workers' strike called off
French government tank maker to cut one-third of labor force
Volvo announces job cuts in southern Sweden

Australia and Asia

Australian bus drivers demand increased security
Sydney nurses protest jobs threat
Japanese pilots union cancels strike
China: a mounting tide of working class anger

Africa

South African government to sack thousands


See Also:
The merger between Chrysler and Daimler-Benz:
what it means for workers

[8 May 1998]
The Significance and Implications of Globalisation - A Lecture by Nick Beams
[4 January 1998]
Marxism and the Trade Unions - A lecture by David North
[10 January 1998]