Postal workers in Serbia are on strike. Socialistworld.net has written before about the difficult conditions workers are faced with, followed with solidarity actions. Workers in Serbia feel isolated, so any messages of solidarity will be […]
For the last two weekends, drawing a parallel with the ‘Yellow vests’ protests, in France, there have been anti-government protest marches in Belgrade. The second one was much bigger than the first, with, according to […]
Unjustly sacked workers of a water company in Serbia have been in a legal battle with the management for many years, and now the situation has become so desperate that they are organising a hunger […]
Following very successful solidarity action by the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) in support of a postal workers’ strike in Serbia, we publish below a letter from the leader of the Independent Union of Postal Workers in Serbia expressing thanks to the CWI and appealing for further solidarity action.
Below we publish an interview with Zoran Pavlovic, President of the Independent Trade Union of Postal Workers. Postal workers in Serbia have been on strike since last week, over a variety of issues. The publicly-owned company is denying the workers their basic rights and took action against trade union activists. The struggle takes place as Serbia face regional elections in the capital Belgrade and likely national elections, as well. A strike victory could offer a significant blow against the Vucic government and its anti-working class policies.
On 2 April, presidential elections in Serbia were won by the current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić. A hard-line nationalist in the past, who miraculously converted into a pro-EU fanatic, he is the latest in a […]
Government alarmed by “poor striking back!”
Next Sunday, 2 April, presidential elections take place in Serbia. There are 11 candidates, including the current prime minister, who is increasingly hated by big parts of the population and seen as a dictator by many people. For many years, the political scene has been close to comical; corrupt political figures, the same faces that occupy the political scene, jump from one party to another, and often having like thugs. As such, they have lost every bit of respect amongst the population of Serbia, especially young people, who are looking at all politicians with disgust.
Stagnating economy and joblessness lead to growing working-class dissent […]