Global Solidarity

Our 10 most recent articles.

Different contexts, similar solutions: solidarity with workers everywhere

On International Workers’ Day, CLB published a new report on the story of one union in Bangalore, India, practising collective bargaining through the global pandemic. Told through the eyes of worker representatives and union organisers at the Karnataka Garment Workers Union (KOOGU), the union’s roadmap of how to organise workers at the factory level for sustainable change is a roadmap for workers anywhere and everywhere to start reclaiming their bargaining power. 
11 May 2022

CLB Report: A union at the frontline of collective bargaining in India

Union building and ongoing collective bargaining is a sustainable model for workers to reclaim their labour rights in the workplace and beyond
02 May 2022

First union at warehouse of tech giant Amazon shows the power of independent organizing

Amazon Labor Union urges workers everywhere to ride unionisation wave and build community in the workplace
14 April 2022

Workers to be laid off from Canon factory in Zhuhai negotiate for severance compensation

Over 800 factory workers set to lose their jobs from the plant closure are locked in negotiations with management
19 January 2022

Cambodian authorities arrest casino workers striking against Hong Kong-listed company

Danielle Keeton-Olsen and Keat Soriththeavy report from Phnom Penh on ongoing casino strike
06 January 2022

In translation: Han Dongfang on the international labour movement and potential for Hong Kong’s future

CLB’s Executive Director reflects on his life’s work and applies lessons learned to Hong Kong today.
10 December 2021

In India, gig workers challenge platforms online in war of words

Kunal Purohit reports from Mumbai on how gig workers are exposing exploitative practices on social media to reach an important ally: consumers
30 September 2021

Vietnam’s factory workers struggle just to get by under hard lockdown

Michael Tatarski reports from Ho Chi Minh City on the failure of Vietnam's “bubble” strategy to protect factory workers during a Covid-19 resurgence
13 September 2021

Global brands neglect their responsibilities as pandemic ravages Myanmar garment factories

Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases, garment factories are still operating and forcing workers to continue production as usual without complying with the pandemic guidelines Covid 19 guidelines agreed between brands, trade unions and suppliers.
02 August 2021

China’s food delivery workers take action while the union idles

Food delivery workers in several major cities went on strike at the end of June in protest at pay cuts and the draconian policies imposed by the online platforms that dominate the market.
06 July 2021
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