Ireland: Fifty workers occupying a Thomas Cook branch in Dublin in a bid to secure a decent payoff have promised to continue their struggle “for as long as it takes”: here.
Trade unionists and leftwingers have slammed the arrest of some 30 Thomas Cook workers at the company’s Grafton St premises in Dublin this morning as “a dark stain on the history of industrial relations in Ireland”: here.
Thomas Cook workers punished while white collar crime continues to be rewarded: here.
Britain: Vestas workers have kept up the pressure on their employers by threatening executives with legal action in advance of the company’s forthcoming attempt to win an eviction order: here. See also here. And here. And here. And here. And here.
‘Close down the Island if they try to evict us’ say Vestas occupiers: here.
Protesters against the closure of a wind turbine factory have chained themselves to Lord Mandelson’s home as the Business Secretary jetted back from his holidays in Corfu: here.
Vestas workers interviewed: in the eye of the storm: here.
South Korea: Four thousand riot police have intensified their brutal siege of a car factory in Pyeongtaek after talks to end a two-and-a-half-month occupation by strikers collapsed: here. And here.
Update 4 July 2009: here.
Helicopter-borne police commandos have fought a pitched battle with militant strikers at a South Korean car plant, but failed to dislodge hundreds of trade unionists occupying a paint shop: here.