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INTERNATIONAL WORKERS UNITY! ACTIVE AGAINST IMPERIALIST WARS! FOR PEACE, JOBS, HIGHER WAGES! PROTECTION OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT!

Call of the International Coordination Group for April 28 and May 1, 2022: 5 April 2022: Dear colleagues, We call upon all auto workers, their families and fellow workers: Come out on May 1, the International Day of Struggle of the Working Class! This year let us show with powerful demonstrations and strikes in all countries that we resolutely condemn imperialist wars and actively commit ourselves to world peace.

Ford IAC Newsletter 1-2022

March 2022 The situation at Ford (overview) Colleagues from four Ford sites (one of them formerly Ford-Bordeaux, now MAGNA Powertrain) have positioned themselves with a resolution against the war in Ukraine, against war and armament policies of their own governments and for active resistance.

ICOG statement on imperialist aggression in Ukraine and the threat of world war

28 February 2022: We think of the suffering of the millions of people in Ukraine. Our sympathy goes out to them. We stand by the side of our colleagues in Ukraine and Russia. In particular, we stand in solidarity with the courageous peace activists in Russia and with the resistance of the Ukrainian people, rising up against the occupation. We greet the participants from these countries, which were at our 2nd International Automotive Workers' Conference 2020. The International Automotive Workers' Coordination condemns Russia's imperialist attack on Ukraine. Immediate stop of the bombardments! Russian troops out of Ukraine!

Third ICOG online meeting passed important forward-looking resolutions

20 February 2020: Dear colleagues, The 3rd Online Video Meeting of the International Coordination Group (ICOG) took place successfully in January. Important resolutions for further work were discussed and adopted. Key issues in the discussion were the impact of the Corona pandemic, the development of international coordination work and the need to improve cooperation with the elected international corporate coordinators of International Automotive Workers' Coordination.

On International Women's Day, let's keep up the militant fight!

13 February 2022: ICOG Call for March 8, 2022: Since 2021, all over the world, especially for women in the poorest countries, there are bitter effects of the deepening misery due to the economic and environmental crisis. The general increase in prices, the lack of jobs and food mean hunger and hardship for poor families. The effects of the transition to climate catastrophe, such as the deforestation of the Amazon jungle, or regional environmental disasters, undermine livelihoods worldwide. Women and children suffer particularly. Their dignity is often trampled underfoot in the global refugee movement, which has grown to over 80 million.

To the colleagues of General Motors Silao, Mexico Congratulations on the successful election of a new militant union!

February 3, 2022: Spokespersons for the International Group Coordination General Motors - Stellantis in the International Automotive Workers' Coordination: Congratulations on the successful election of a new militant union! You have overwhelmingly chosen to support the SINTTIA union. Last year you had already rejected the contract of the CTM union. We understand your decision as a decision for the struggle for higher wages.

Iran: The strike of “Barez Tire Factory” workers in Kerman

Documented from AWNI Bulletin No 154 published on 31 January 2022: Kerman's “Barez Tire Factory” workers also went on strike and protested. These workers have repeatedly protested to get increased wages and on time wage payments. But like other workers and the deprived sections of society, their voices have not been heard. They live in a very difficult situation. At best, their wages can only cover 15 days of their lives in a month. Many of them are renting places on the outskirts of cities and spend most of their wages to pay rent.

DECLARATION OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE 14 DISMISSED AND THE 6 NOT YET DISMISSED SHOP STEWARDS AT VW OF SOUTH AFRICA

1 February 2022: Dear Colleagues, We congratulate you for your steadfast position on fighting for and defending the rights of workers in the midst of the COVID19 Pandemic. Do not allow the Employers to take away from you your hard earned democratic rights and freedoms to demand a safe, hygiene and health work environment at your workplace. You were right to stand up for the workers at VW in South Africa for protective measures against the corona virus. We strongly reject the fact that you were dismissed or suffer further disadvantages for this. We demand your immediate reinstatement!

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