Report on recent labor protests in Iran !
( Jan. – Feb 2022 )
Saturday , Jan. 29 , the workers of education section of capitalism (techers) in protest to low level of wages , in some schools in 33 cities have gone on strike and in some of those schools , students took part in the protests in support of teachers .
Health staff of medical universities in 16 cities in Jan. 29 , who were under threat of dismissal with the declinne of the fifth crona peak and due to occurrence of the sixth crona peak in the country , they wanted to strengthen their employment and living conditions .
On Saturday Jan. 29 , about 200 workers of Hall no.1 of Saipa Industrial Molds Company , went on strike and shut down the machines to protest the delay of payment of wages and the lack of increasing in wages .
Saturday , Jan. 29 also , workers of Ahvaz Municipality , district 6th , went on strike for the fifth day in a row to protest the low level of wages , non-payment of insurance by the employer . In meantime , security forces along with repression forces raided the homes of a number of workers and threatened them to end the strike .
Employees of the Road and Urban development dept. of Fars province gathered in front of the Department on Saturday morning to protest the low level of their salaries .
On Jan. 30 , the teachers of schools in 110 cities went on strike in protest of low wages and short-term employment contracts and didn´t show themselves up in classrooms . The second day of the nationwide strike of teachers and educators , Sunday , Jan. 30 , and also the teachers and educators were attacked by the repressive forces of the goverment of capitalism and some couple of the teachers were arrested .
About 300 drivers of the Uromieh have been on strike for more than 20 days due to non-renewal of their employment contracts by Uromieh Municipality .
South Tehran Installaton & Construction Company which is a subsidiary of the Persian Gulf Holding that for more than 4 months , it hasn´t paid wages to its workers in the Majidiyeh Port project , who are building and installing shortage facilities and tanks for the export of Bidboland 2 refinery products , as well as construction within the export port . The 29th of Jan. , these workers unanimously annonced that in order not to trveive all their wages and demands at once , so would not continue to produce and continue their strike . The Social Security and Welfare Organization´s retirees in the cities of Mashhad , Tabriz and Kermanshah , Khorramabad and Ahvaz , Rasht and Qazvin , Isfehan and Saqez gathered to protest for their low wages .
The workers of Tabriz Tractor Manufacturing , Motorcyclists Company who started their strike in protest of the low level of wages on Saturday Jan. 29 , and continued their strike and protest until Sunday , 6 February .
The teachers and retirees from more than 60 cities across the country staged mass rallies on Monday 31 , Jan. the 11th day of the new round of protest .
The workers of Razi Petrochemical Company , who have been on strike since Monday , 24 Jan. in protest of the ban on work and entry of some couple of their colleagues by the company´s management , continue their protests and hold daily protest marches on the company´s permises .
Workers of the Sabz Ashian Apadana Compnay (SAPAK) who are exploited in the construction of tanks and piping under the name of Morvarid Petrochemical phase in phase two , in protest of the non-payment of arrears for months , they have been on strike and gathered since Sunday, Jan 31 , and also closed the entrance gate of the company .
The strike of the workers of Tehran South Persian Gulf Holding Company entered its fifth day . These workers have been on strike since Jan. 27 , to protest the non-receipt of wages for 4 months , and says that they will continue to do so until wages are paid .
Workers of Shousha Municipality protested in front of Shousha Governor´s Office and Municipality on Monday morning Jan. 31 , due to non-receipt of their 4-months salary .
On the 31th of Jan. , for the second time that month , Iranian Butya Steel workers in Kerman city , a subset of the medical giant Medico , in protest of the low level of wages , they protested . These workers say that for about 5 years now , the officials and capitalist managers have been promising wages increases , and every time we go on strike , so they start to promise that if a new production line is launched , the wages will increase and all promises will be fulfilled . But nothing has happened .
The morning of Feb. 1 , Sainqala city taxi drivers went on strike in front of the governor´s office to protest low fares and wages cuts .
Workers at the Neka power plant in Mazandaran province staged a protest rally on Feb. 2, to protest the non-payment of arrears of wages by halting production´s process .
Doctors in the deprived areas have been on strike since thursday , Feb. 2 , to protest their non-payment of salaries and low level of wages .
Contract workers of the Nina vegetable oil factory in Sirjan , Kerman province , gathered around on Feb. 3 , to protest the non-payment of wage claims for 3 months and job insecurity .
Workers of Arak Machinery Company´s projects at Kian petrochemical , went on strike to protest the non-payment of their arrears .
Workers at the Gore Jask oil refinery pipeline of the Hormozgan , gathered in front of governor´s office on Saturday, Feb. 5, to protest the non-payment of 6 month´s wages and unemployment .
Sepahan Cement´s workers staged a protest rally on Saturday, Feb. 5 , to protest job insecurity , low wages and the dismissal of their colleagues .
Workers of Tavanalimuchi company in Bushehr quit their jobs in protest of non-payment of arrears , these workers say that they have no salary that can feed their families .
A group of telecommunication workers in Isfahan province gathered in front of Isfahan Tele office on Feb. 7 to protest their dismissal .
Workers in Kut Abdullah Municipality rallied to protest the non-payment of 3 month´s salary arrears .
Workers of Abangah Sanat Company , located in Isfahan Foolad Shahr , have been on strike for two days (Feb. 7th) in protest of non-paymment of arrears of wages for 4 months .
A group of Khorramshahr water supply workers staged a protest rally on Tuesday, Feb. 8, to protest the non-payment of wages .
On Wednesday , Feb. 9, the workers of Pars Paper Company gathered in front of governor´s office of Shousha Danial , to protest against non-payment of wages , low level of wages and dismissal of their colleagues . the workers also chanted demanding the retun of the fired workers to work .
Workers of Motogen Tabriz Company entered the several days of their strike in protest of low wages , uncertanity of insurance status , hard work and harmful work duties .
A group of unemployed workers of Khuzestan Pipe Manufacturing Company held a protest rally in front of the governor´s office the Thursday , Feb. 10th .
“ The anti-capitalist workers of Iran ”