People are mobilizing around the world for better wages and working conditions
People around the world rallied for better wages and working conditions on Sunday to mark Labor Day, also known as May Day.
Anganwadi workers shout slogans during a Labor Day protest on a hot summer day at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
LGBTQIA activists march with a banner during a May Day rally in Kolkata. Union members and activists marked May Day by marching through the streets demanding better working conditions and expanded labor rights. The Bengali banner reads: ‘All public and private workplaces must have reservations for transgender and bisexual people.’
Protesters gather at the May Day rally in Sydney
Cambodian workers hold a banner with a slogan that reads ‘Together we will end the use of asbestos in Cambodia’ as they take part in a rally to mark May Day near Wat Phnom in the center of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Workers staged the rally, demanding better working conditions.
Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions hold a rally on May Day to demand better working conditions and labor rights in Seoul, South Korea.
Members of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) shout slogans during a rally to mark May Day in Hyderabad. May Day is celebrated as International Labor Day or May Day around the world.
Federal Minister for Family Affairs Lisa Paus, fourth from right, and Berlin Mayor Franziska Giffey, center, hold a banner with the writing in German reading ‘shaping the future together’ as they take part in the May Day main rally of the German Trade Union Federation (DGB), in Berlin
Pakistani day laborers sit next to their tools while waiting for work on May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, in Karachi, Pakistan.
Protesters wave flags during May Day celebrations inside the UN buffer zone at Ledra Palace in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots converged in the UN-controlled buffer zone of ethnically divided Cyprus to unite their voices to express their opposition to the ongoing war in Ukraine, their concern over the growing prices high burdens that particularly weigh on low-income people and their hope that talks to reunite the island nation will resume soon.
Demonstrators take part in a May Day march organized by the CGIL, CISL and UIL Lombardia unions, in Milan, Italy.
People hold old Yugoslav flags and communist party flags near a monument of socialist movement theorist Dimitrije Tucovic during a May Day rally to mark International Workers’ Day in Belgrade, Serbia. Workers and activists marked May Day with defiant rallies and marches for better wages and working conditions.
A woman dressed as Marianne, a symbol of the French republic since the 1789 revolution, holds a French flag during a May Day demonstration in Marseille, southern France. May Day is celebrated as International Labor Day or May Day around the world.
A man holds a flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic during a May Day rally on International Workers’ Day in Belgrade, Serbia. Workers and activists marked May Day with defiant rallies and marches for better wages and working conditions.
Supporters of Sri Lanka’s Marxist coalition political party National People’s Power or Jathika Jana Balawegaya gather to mark International Workers’ Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Sex workers and their children, along with activists, take part in a rally demanding the right to work under government labor rules on the eve of May Day, marked as International Labor Day, in Kolkata