The Writers Guild of America (WGA) secured a tentative agreement with the major Hollywood studios and streaming companies on September 24, ending its nearly five-month-long strike, reports Malik Miah.
Strikes and industrial action
Isaac Nellist and Leo Earle go through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) — representing 160,000 actors across the United States — went on strike on July 14, joining writers on the picket lines, reports Malik Miah.
More than 10 days into the mass strike by Canadian dockworkers in British Columbia, dockworkers on the West Coast of the United States declared their refusal to handle containers rerouted from the struck Port of Vancouver, reports Jeff Shantz.
About 7400 Canadian port workers, members of the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union), have been on strike at more than 30 ports across British Columbia since July 1, reports Jeff Shantz.
South Korea unions are fighting back against the right-wing Yoon Suk-yeol government, reports Clive Tillman. Strikes are planned for July on the back of record-breaking May Day mobilisations.
French President Emmanuel Macron has decided at the last moment to impose his pension bill by decree, reports John Mullen.
Enterprise bargaining negotiations have come to a grinding halt since the state-wide strike where nurses and midwives laid out their position on wages and safe ratios. Chris Jenkins reports.
Ontario’s Conservative government has officially repealed its anti-worker, anti-union legislation, reports Jeff Shantz.
Education workers walked off the job in protest at the Conservative Ontario government's new union-busting legislation, which is designed to undermine the right to strike, writes Jeff Shantz.
Apple workers struck for 24 hours, taking the next step in their unprecedented national industrial action campaign for a better agreement. Isaac Nellist reports.
Apple workers took action as part of nationwide industrial action by the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union. Tyrus Maxwell and Theodore Catt report.
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