Show support for the workers of the US, battling to protect their collective bargaining rights
Monday 04 April 2011, 12am
Today is a national day of protest across the United States
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as unions face an unprecedented assault on their rights.
Tens of thousands of people will march and rally in We Are One
actions to show support for workers under attack by corporate-bought
Republican governors bent on power grabs and political payback.
Trade unionists right across the globe have joined in expressing
broad international support for American unions fighting the Wisconsin
legislatures attempts to cut back the entitlements of Wisconsin workers
to collective bargaining.
These include messages of support from the newly-independent unions in
Egypt and Iraq, embattled trade unions in Bahrain and Algeria, the
national trade union centers in Israel and Palestine, unions throughout
Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas (see messages here).
You can show your solidarity by signing the online petition.