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International Struggles- Spain, Swaziland & Honduras


Spanish Metal Workers Clinches Pay Rise After 9 Day Strike

Metal workers in the Spanish city of Cadiz ended their strike on November 25 after a pay rise deal was agreed. The strike on November 16 witnessed more that 20,000 workers hitting the streets demanding a pay rise in line with the surging inflation rate, which in October stood at 5.5%.

The strike witnessed heavy police repression with security forces using rubber bullets on the workers in picket lines on November 23.