The hunger strike of the 300 migrant has just ended, following some key government concessions in meeting their demands. As it has been agreed:
- the time limit for application for permanent residence in the country is now dropped to eight years (down from twelve).
- work credit (ensima) are disconnected from the application for permanent residence.
- all three-hundred migrant hunger strikers will be allowed to apply for 6-month rolling permits until the reach the 8-year limit in order to gain permanent residence.
Filed under: Einwanderer, grève, huelga, απεργία, μετανάστες, migrantes, sciopero, Streik, strike
Revolution in Egypt goes on. Today workers have joined protests within a strike.
Filed under: conflictos, Egypt, El Cairo, grève, huelga, απεργία, διαμαρτυρία, επίδειξης, protest, Streik, strike, trabajadores, workers
Hundreds of migrants have taken up the Faculty of law in Athens, and have started a hunger strike with the aim of rejecting agains the construction of a wall along the border between Greece and Trukey. They also claim for the legalization of their situation.
Filed under: Athens, Einwanderer, grève, huelga, απεργία, διαμαρτυρία, μετανάστες, migrantes, occupation, occupazione, occuper, ocupación, protest, Streik, strike
The spanish government has declared, unconstitutionally and breaking with 4/1981 law, the ‘State of alarm’ in order to subdue the air traffic controllers’ strike. It is the first time since the dictatorship that an ‘State of alarm’ is declared.
Filed under: air traffic controllers, controladores aéreos, Estado de alarma, huelga, απεργία, sciopero, State of alarm, Streik, strike
For the first time in 22 years, the two main unions have joined forces in order to protest against the austerity measures.
Filed under: huelga, απεργία, Portugal, Streik, strike