Report on recent workers´protest in Iran (Feb. 2022)
Sepahan Cement workers held a large protest rally with the presence of most workers and in protest of the miserable living conditions, low salaries and job insecurity. The protesting workers also demanded the return to work of their fired colleagues too.
Tehran Metro workers gathered to protest the non-delivery of work-clothes, the lack of safety at work-places and their employment status.
A number of workers of Khorramabad Parsiloon factory held a rally demanding the reopening of the factory and returning to work.
Workers of the Ahwaz National Steel Group gathered and marched in front of the Khuzetan governor´s office to protest the non-payment of arrears, low wages and the lack of any future for work.
Taxi drivers of Baharestan city, they parked their cars next to the highway to protest the payment of tolls on the Tehran-Saveh freeway and reduction of their wages.
Retired workers gathered in the cities of Shushtar, Isfahan, Arak, Rasht, Sanandaj, Mashhad, Ahwaz, Shousha, Kermanshah and Tehran to protest the low level of wages and pensions.
Scaffolding workers and assemblers of Kian Petrochemical Company located in Assaluyeh, hired by Kiwani contractor in Arak Machine-building Company, who went on strike and protest the non-payment of their arrears. the workers of this contracto´s company went also on strike and protested against their employer. these workers are forced to work 24 days a month continuously with low wages.
The second day of protest rally of the workers of Ahwaz National Steel Group in front of the Khuzestan Governor´s Office simultaneously with the workers´s rally of the Ahwaz Municipality also gathered in front of the same place where the workers chanted slogans such : workers of Steel company , Municipality , unite , unite !
A number of workers of the Ahwaz Pipe Company gathered in front of the Khuzestan Governor´s Office and demanded to return to work.
A group of members of Tehran Municipality in district 2 gathered in front of the Tehran City Council building to protest against the lack of attention to provide the right for housing .
Kian Tire workers expressed their anger by burning tires on the factory grounds. They have repeatedly rallied to protest the non-payment of salaries and benefits and the precarious employment situation.
Workers of the Ahwaz National Steel group marched and gathered in front of the Khuzestan Governor´s Office for the third day in a row to protest the non-fulfillment of their demands, and also chanting “Unity of Steel Workers !!!” Meanwhile, the workers report the conspiracy of the elements of the Islamic Labor Council, the company management and the security institutions against the workers´strike and protests.
the workers of the Ahwaz National Steel Group , along with the workers of the Ahwaz Municipality and Ahwaz Pipe Company gathered to protest with chanting the slogans of : neither threat nor imprionment, are no longer effective , in front of the Khuzestan governor´s Office.
Agroup of shiraz, bushehr, Assaluyeh, yazd and Tabriz railway contract workers gathered to protest the non-payment of their wages by contractors.
The teachers gathered in at least 30 cities, the slogan of teacher who should be released from prison was onne of the slogans. Karaj city teachers´ protest rally attacked by repressive forces, leading to the arrest of more than 10 teachers by police. The final resolution of the nationwide protests of Iranian teachers and the emphasis on continuing the protest until the demands of employed and retired educators are fully met. At the same time, separately the big gathering of some other teachers ,called the Green´s Record, with chanting slogans they gathered and protested in front of the Rajai Shahr Education Department.
A group of private sector drivers of Vahed Tehran Company gathered in front of the central office of Vahed Tehran Bus Company to protest against the low level of wages and the delay in payment.
A number of taxi drivers living in Dehdasht city in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad provinces stopped their cars in front of the governorate building to protest against the reduction of wages.
Workers of the Eastern Alborz Coal Mine in Damghan staged a protest rally and protesting the change in their employment status from a contract to a company and the non-payment of wage and benefits.
“The anti-capitalist workers of Iran”