The Iraqi government has stepped up its harassment of trade unionists in the oil sector. It has threatened 25 workers for engaging in a peaceful protest. And oil union leaders have been demoted, stripped of bonuses and reprimanded for doing nothing more than engaging in legitimate trade union activity.
Sign the labour start petition calling on the Iraqi government to end these attacks.
Brendan Barber TUC General Secretary wrote to the Iraqi Charges D’Affaires on 22 June 2012 protesting against this move:
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