Workers all around the world face pressures and repression as capitalists try to increase their profits by spending less on workers welfare and making them work faster, longer and harder for less pay.
The Global Day to stop the repression against unionists was initiated in 2014 as a joint project by a number of labour organisations in the Asia Pacific region. The goal of this day is to support workers rights, to call for the end of repression against our brothers and sisters, and to stand together united around the world as a class.
Piergiorgio Moro is co-host and producer of Asia Pacific Currents. He is also coordinator of Australia Asia Worker Links. As AAWL's co-ordinator of this day, talks about the significance of this event and the actions and events that take place around the world to mark this occasion.
Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia
Image: Workers in the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice in Argentina
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