Category Archives: Work conditions

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

Haft Tappeh workers protest again

Unpaid wages and uncertainty about working conditions at the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Complex have once again sparked off a workers’ protest. Continue reading

Alborz Province Painters’ Union in solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building

Letter of the Alborz Province Painters’ Union expressing solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building. Continue reading