Solidarity Center Report: Thai KFC workers win contract; Zimbabwe women sit in for husbands' unpaid wages
Some 2,000 fast-food workers at KFC in Thailand are celebrating a first-ever collective bargaining agreement. The pact includes an early retirement program and the right to union representation in any dispute or grievance. In western Zimbabwe hundreds of women are waging a week-long sit-in at Hwange Colliery Co. Ltd. demanding unpaid wages for their husbands who labor in the company’s coal mines. Find out more at the Solidarity Center.
photo: Apantree Charoensak, union president, was fired from her position at Yum! Thailand during contract negotiations. Credit: Solidarity Center/Tula Connell