Experiments with truth: 10/29/10

    • Women all over Iceland left work at 2:45 on Monday in a co-ordinated action to highlight continuing inequality in society. As well as equal pay and promotion opportunities in the workplace and respect in the home, this year’s special theme was domestic violence.
    • Residents of the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem carried out a sit-in protest Thursday over a strike that has reduced healthcare services across the Palestinian territories and abroad.
    • The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), on Monday began a one-week nationwide warning strike to protest the non-implementation of the 57.3 per cent salary increase for their colleagues in universities in the south eastern part of the country.
    • Truck loaders at Grocery Haulers, Inc., represented by Teamsters Local Union 863, staged a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Wednesday to protest the company’s refusal to negotiate a contract.


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