Category Archives: Oil and petrochemical workers

Iranian regime steps up arrests and threats as strikes spread

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Khuzestan’s Vanguard Socialist Workers call for general strike until socialist revolution’s victory

Khuzestan, October 2022.
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Abadan refinery workers go on strike!

Today, Saturday October 7th, all the bitumen tankers refused to load at the Abadan refinery and announced a strike.

The intervention of the refinery’s security guards did not make any difference and the drivers left their vehicles.

It is said that this situation will continue tomorrow.

Source: Telegram channel of Khuzestan Vanguard Socialist Workers’ Cell

Translation: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign

Oil industry’s official workforce supports Iran’s mass protests and threatens to go on strike

The following is a statement by a section of the oil industry’s official workforce.

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Iran’s oil workers support the mass protests and threaten to go on strike

The following is a message by the Organising Council of Oil Contract Workers’ Protests.

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Day 45 of oil workers’ strike in 112 facilities in 35 cities

The following is a statement published on the Voice of Iran’s Oil Workers Telegram channel.

Day 45 of oil workers’ strike in 112 facilities in 35 cities

The forty-fifth day of oil workers’ strike in 112 refineries, petrochemical centres and power plants in 35 cities

The nationwide strike of contract workers in the oil and petrochemical industries, which began on June 19th in protest against low wages and difficult working conditions, continues on Monday, August 2, for the forty-fifth consecutive day.

The strike of the contract workers has so far spread to refineries, petrochemical industries, power plants and facilities related to the oil industry in the cities of Tehran, Arak, Esfahan, Ahvaz, Abadan, Mahshahr, Jask, Asaluyeh, Gachsaran and others.

Translation: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign

Oil and petrochemical workers’ strikes spread despite 700 dismissals

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