Letter of the Alborz Province Painters’ Union expressing solidarity with the rescue workers and firefighters who died at the Plasco building. Continue reading
Haft Tappeh’s 150 pensioners ended their protests after a qualified agreement with the sugar cane industrial complex’s general manager on December 31st. Continue reading
On November 28th retired workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane complex protested outside the company’s entrance, demanding payment of their end of service compensation. Continue reading
On the morning of November 15th workers protested outside the Iranian regime’s phoney ‘parliament’ against Labour Law ‘reforms’, the expansion of Free and Special Economic Zones and changes in the Social Security Organisation’s health care fund.
Faced with a resurgent working class the Iranian regime is preparing itself for class war. Recently “defenders of the sanctum exercises” – which are war games for the regime’s interior security organisations like the Pasdaran and Basij – have taken places in various counties and provinces of the country. Continue reading
The British Iranian Chamber of Commerce (BICC) has stepped up its activities following the EU membership referendum in June. The Tory government’s push for closer economic relations beyond the EU has meant that dictatorships like the Iranian regime have now become priority countries for trade and investment by British capitalists.
Further to our posting last month on the six year sentence imposed on teacher- trade unionist Esmail Abdi, Labour Start have issued an online petition which we would urge all to sign. Continue reading