With slogans such as "Employment, employment, is our obvious right; job
security is our main demand" and "Unity, unity, workers, unity" Iranian workers came on the streets of Tehran on May Day. The workers from Qom were
walking at the front of the rally and carried a large placard with
"Temporary contracts must be revoked" and "End slavery" written on it.
the eve of the Iranian New Year [21 March] the job classification
system, one of the workers' demands in this company, was officially
implemented. Its coming into effect raises the company's workers' wages
by about 10 percent. We congratulate the workers of Iran Khodro on this
We received this brief report by the Workers' Action Committee (Iran) on a recent strike at the Iran Khodro car plant in Tehran. The production line in most halls came to a
halt and, with the slogan "Going on strike is the only way to act", the
strike took over the whole plant.