On 2nd September, trade unions in India will be holding a general strike to protest against the anti-worker economic policies of the government.
Guatemala is an extremely dangerous country for anyone involved in the trade union movement. Activists and leaders are subject to reprisals, dismissals and killings.
The United Collective of Workers, Social and Indigenous Organisations of Ecuador held a national strike on 13 August to demand the Ecuadorian government to rectify their restrictive rights policy. Since then, trade unions and indigenous and civil society organizations have continued to demonstrate in Quito, the Amazon region and the south of the country.