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Who Will Take Care of Workers’ Rights?

(16.09.2013) Workers have many problems. We can count at least the following: Wages are low; millions of workers earn either minimum wage or just a bit more than that. They are continuously forced to do overtime to increase their income. They cannot spend time with their families and are getting more and more...

Solidarity Message for Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

(05.09.2013) Dear Iranian worker brothers and sisters,...

No Trust in System Parties, Go for the Unity of Workers!

(28.07.2013) Workers’ life is hard and painful. The struggle to survive, to earn their own life and to look after their families makes life for workers unbearable. Pain, anxiety and exhaustion become an inseparable part of workers’ life. Could the life of workers who try to afford their needs with a minimum...

Impending Strike in Metal Industry

(25.05.2013) Türk Metal (Union of Turkish Metal Workers), affiliated to Türk-İş (the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions), took the decision to go on strike as the collective bargaining rounds ended up in disagreement between trade unions organized in metal industry and MESS (The Association of Turkish...

UİD-DER’s Solidarity Message: Turkish Airlines (THY) Workers are not Alone!

(20.05.2013) THY management and the government put pressure on workers for them not to join the strike. Atatürk Airport is under police siege. THY management keep sending text messages to workers in order to demoralise and frustrate them. And unions and democratic mass organisations are taking side with the...

UİD-DER Women’s Committee: We Share Our Bangladeshi Class Bothers/Sisters’ Grief

(17.05.2013) Our dear Bangladeshi class brothers/sisters...

UID-DER’s Condolence and Solidarity Message to Bangladeshi Workers

(11.05.2013) Our dear class brothers/sisters,...

Doro-Chiba: “We Fiercely Denounce A Nuclear Treaty Agreement”

(08.05.2013) Dear all friends of UID-DER, Japanese far right Abe administration, on the one hand, is eager to abolish the current Japanese Constitution together with its “peace clause” to change Japan into a nuclear-armed war state. On the other, Abe is intent to export packaged deal of nuclear power plant...

May Day in Turkey

(05.05.2013) May Day was celebrated in many cities and towns of Turkey. Despite the intimidation of the government in the run up to May Day, workers in Ankara, Izmir, Bursa, Mersin, Zonguldak, Gebze, Diyarbakır, Tekirdağ, Antep, Manisa, Muğla, Rize, Kars, Karabük, Hakkari, Bingöl, Bitlis and many others,...

Our May Day Message to IWSN

(30.04.2013) We celebrate your May Day which is a day of unity, struggle and solidarity for the working class. The working class can only resist the attacks of the bourgeoisie through an organised and determined stance. As UID-DER we also believe that this organised struggle has to be waged on an...

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What is UİD-DER and What Does It Stand For?

(23.12.2009) Our Association of International Workers Solidarity, UİD-DER, has been founded in June 2006 by Workers Self-Education Groups (WSEG) which have been active in different industries such as metal, textile,...