US Tour of Iraqi National Labor Organizers

 
Six Iraqi labor organizers are touring the US to speak with the labor movement, and they are in the Bay Area this week. Their plan is to educate US trade unionists about the conditions faced by Iraqi workers and their struggles, and to build direct worker-to-worker, union-to-union solidarity and support for Iraqi trade unionists in their effort to build a progressive, secular Iraq. The Iraqis are speaking in San Jose on Sunday, June 19th at 1:30pm. They will be in Berkeley on Sunday night at 7:00pm. They will speak in Martinez on Tuesday, June 21st at 6:00pm.

Unemployment in Iraq stands at 50% nationwide and as high as 70% in some areas. Workers face lowered wages, long shifts without additional pay, and difficult living conditions. Many Iraqi workers have resorted to labor actions such as strikes to win better conditions.

Read more on Indybay's Labor News Page

Six Iraqi labor organizers are touring the US to speak with the labor movement, and they are in the Bay Area this week. Their plan is to educate US trade unionists about the conditions faced by Iraqi workers and their struggles, and to build direct worker-to-worker, union-to-union solidarity and support for Iraqi trade unionists in their effort to build a progressive, secular Iraq. The Iraqis are speaking in San Jose on Sunday, June 19th at 1:30pm. They will be in Berkeley on Sunday night at 7:00pm. They will speak in Martinez on Tuesday, June 21st at 6:00pm.

Unemployment in Iraq stands at 50% nationwide and as high as 70% in some areas. Workers face lowered wages, long shifts without additional pay, and difficult living conditions. Many Iraqi workers have resorted to labor actions such as strikes to win better conditions.

Read more on Indybay's Labor News Page

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