Thomas Englert works for a trade union in Belgium (CNE). He has been active in the labour movement in Belgium and abroad for15 years. He studied Economics and History, as well as Labour Policy and Globalisation at the Global Labour University (ILO).
Despite growing repression, workers from Belgium’s Delhaize supermarket have led the largest strike in the country’s recent history to oppose the threats to their pay & working conditions. Now, that fight is spreading, writes Thomas Englert.