Dozens of workers at a 2nd Chipotle restaurant in the Bronx, New York City, walked off the job and marched in a picket line because of the facility’s mishandling of a COVID outbreak at their store. Strikers demanded more personal protective equipment and proper cleaning of restaurants exposed to COVID.
Protesters gathered in the central Greek city of Volos on the 6-month anniversary of the death of Vasilis Maggos, a 27-year-old who was mysteriously found dead one month after being brutally beaten by police at an environmentalist demonstration against burning trash. Vasilis had been left with many ribs broken until he was close to dying from asphyxiation and dehydration; police then took him to a freezer and gave him water drop by drop.
Dozens of workers from the Turkish supermarket chain Migros went on strike at the Kadıköy Khalkedon Square store in Istanbul after several were fired for being union members; strikers demanded higher pay and better working conditions, including additional personal protective equipment (PPE). Police arrived on the scene, attempting to intimidate the workers, but ultimately failed to halt the strike.