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Sri Lankan trade union victory shows power of international solidarity

Sri Lankan trade union victory shows power of international solidarity
08-03-2017 13:28

International support and solidarity can make a real difference in local worker struggles shows this week’s success in Sri Lanka. In a workers’ referendum in two factories with a long history of conflict between employees and management, workers voted to have the trade union recognized as legitimate bargaining partner. In the face of years of intense union busting, this testifies to the empowering nature of international solidarity, called in by the trade union.

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