On Monday (19-3-12) Athens Seafarers union walked out over further cuts to their pensions. The strike was 100% solid with morning picket lines well supported. During the action a car deliberately drove off the waterfront into the sea killing the driver. It later turned out to be a suicide. Local radio reported that a small business owner killed himself to avoid his debts being thrust upon his family. His car was later winched out of the harbour by the port authorities.
Film length: 7:57 A solid two day strike as outsourced workers at the University of SOAS in London demand to be brought back in house. If the bosses are still not prepared to give the […]
Film Length: 13:26 The views of workers on picket lines in London as 250,000 civil servants take national strike action on Budget Day.
Film length: 13:18 French, with English subtitles/en français, sous-titré en anglais A lively, militant and peaceful strike by high school students made its presence felt in a very loud demonstration outside the academy rectorate in […]