NO. 23

9 MARCH 1992


Labor Unrest in the Yemen; Major Three-Day Strike Set for Mid-March

Yemen's General Federation of Labor Unions (GFLU) organized a general one-daystrike on 2 March for all the country's workers - including those engaged in theoil sector, banks, the Aden port and airport - in protest against thegovernment's failure to meet the unions' demand for an across-the board 40% payincrease or to introduce measures to freeze consumer prices which have beenrising sharply...