Report of the rally and march of workers on 15th of November 2016 in front of the parliament (Majles) objecting to the so called “bill of amendment to the labor law” anti-worker bill and the plan of integrating of the social security treatment and the health insurance.
Today 15th of November upon the invitation of the syndicate from the drivers and workers of the bus company of Teheran in order to object to the anti-worker bill of “amendment to the labor law and the integration of the treatment department of the social security organization and the health insurance in front of Majles, they staged a protest. Groups of workers and the retired and a group of students participated as well. This protest started at 10 o’clock this morning and the workers interrupted the speaker by shouting slogans so many times. The workers shouted their objections to the amendment of the labor law which targets all the minimal achievements of the workers and also shouted slogans against the integration of the insurances.
At eleven o’clock by increasing the slogans of the workers against anti-labor changes in the labor law, the Association of Islamic Councils of Teheran left the place. The workers and drivers of the bus company who had an eye-catching participation in this protest started marching on the sidewalk of the north-eastern gate and the northern gate of Majles while other workers and groups of students accompanied them shouting slogans such as “worker unify, unify! We don’t want employer minister! Minister of employer resign, resign! Worker student teacher unify, unify! The fired worker must be employed again! Living a life, respect, job, are our inalienable right! Temporary contract must be abolished! Amendment to the labor law is to the benefit of capitalists! Contracting companies must be abolished!” At 11:45 the statement of the syndicate in objection to the anti-worker changes in labor law was read out by Vahid Fereydooni, the member of the syndicate of the bus company and the protest ended. While leaving the place, the workers and the drivers of the bus company and the students walked to Teheran subway together. The presence of police and security forces was eye-catching. Colleagues! Join your co-workers and help your colleagues in the syndicate by paying the membership fee and send us news and suggestions and photos of your difficulties at your workplace by clicking @pvsyndica, the syndicate of workers of the bus company of Teheran and the suburb.