Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

On November 4, 2012, there were two snapshots of a deeply unequal struggle between labor and capital in Iran—a struggle that had begun two years earlier with a strike of temporary workers at the Mahshahr Petrochemical Complex. In Mahshahr, at the head of the Persian Gulf, Faraveresh, one of the five public-sector companies at the Complex, reached an agreement with the strikers, committing to remove the private middleman who had hired the workers and to sign direct contracts with them as soon as possible.

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How to cite this article:

Mohammad Maljoo "Whither Iranian Petrochemical Labor?," Middle East Report 277 (Winter 2015).