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May Day Message to IWSN

(01.05.2015) Our dear Iranian class brothers/sisters. It is May Day and today our class brothers/sisters all over the world take to the streets as one voice, one heart. They raise their voices and vow that they will not bow down before the attacks of the bosses. They come together to stop joblessness, poverty...

Solidarity Message to Japanese Workers For 11 March Action

(10.03.2015) Our dear friends of Doro-Chiba and Japanese class brothers and sisters, As your class brothers and sisters in Turkey we salute and support with all our heart and soul the honorable struggle you have been waging for 4 years against nuclear power plants since the Fukushima disaster.

Call for Endorsement of and Participation in Anti-Nuclear Plant Fukushima Action on March 11, 2015

(10.03.2015) Four years have passed since the disaster on the March 11. People in Fukushima are raging. Evacuees amount to 130,000, of which 30,000 people are living in “temporary” housings. People are deprived of hometowns, farmlands, livelihood, lives worth living. Radioactivity spreads widely. ...

UİD-DER Handed International Messages of Solidarity to Birleşik Metal-İş

(26.02.2015) Messages of solidarity sent by Doro-Chiba, a trade-union of Japanese railway workers, and Workers Liberty Industrial Committee from Britain to the striking metal workers in Turkey to be conveyed by UİD-DER were handed by a delegation of UİD-DER to Birleşik Metal-İş (United Metal Workers’ Union)...

Message to Metal Workers from AWL Industrial Committee

(17.02.2015) Comrades of Workers' Liberty in the UK send our full solidarity to striking Turkish metal workers, particularly in light of the government repression of their strike. The right to withdraw our labour is what fundamentally distinguishes the worker from the slave, and must be defended at all costs.

Safa Rolling and Pipe Mills workers protest for a third day

(04.02.2015) Over 1,000 workers at the Safa Rolling and Pipe Mills in Saveh are continuing their protest for a third day. On the second day of the protest production at the plant was brought to a standstill. According to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA), 26 lorry drivers who had brought raw materials for...

Solidarity Message from Doro-Chiba to Fighting Metal Workers and Workers of UİD-DER

(12.02.2015) Please find attached Doro-Chiba's solidarity message to your courageous struggle. We wholeheartedly support the decisive strike of United Metal Workers' Union (UMWU) and indignantly condemn the strike ban by the AKP government in the name of “disruption of national security”. It'd be great if you...

Metal Strike and the Government Ban

(10.02.2015) On January 29, thousands of metal workers started their strike against bosses’ union MESS (Union of Metal Industrialists). The strike was organised by Birleşik Metal-İş, which is a DİSK affiliate and involved 22 factories across Turkey. Birleşik Metal-İş is one of the three unions in metal...

Message from Doro-Chiba

(20.01.2015) Since the eruption of the world-worst nuclear disaster of Fukushima Dai-ichi triggered by the Earthquake on March 11, 2011, Doro-Chiba has been organizing a signature campaign to abolish all nuclear power plants on the earth, appealing to workers and labor unions all over the world. UID-DER is...

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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,...