International Labour Day 2021: In Pics

The May Day or International Workers Day marches are commemorated as unions push for better rights for workers.

May 01, 2021

Labourers load a sack containing wheat grain in a truck, during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic in Bathinda.

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Labourers load a sack containing rice grain in a truck, during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic in Guwahati. May 1 is observed as International Workers' Day or Labour Day.

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Labourers work in a brick kiln on May Day (also known as Labour Day), on the outskirts of Nadia.

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Women labourers plucks tea leaves at a plantation in Ghandigram International Labour Day at the outskirts of Agartala.

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Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions stage a May Day rally demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights in Seoul, South Korea. The signs read: "Let's solve inequality."

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People march past the City Hall during the traditional May Day rally in Madrid, Spain. Banners reads 'Now to keep your promises'. 'A country in debt with the workers'


A woman holds a poster reading "ruined" as workers demonstrate on May Day in Marseille, southern France.


Participants of the Communist Youth at the Labour day parade walk around the Vienneseā€š Ring' in the city center in Vienna, Austria. The poster in the front says "We are the workers of the future world".

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Workers demonstrate for May Day in Paris. Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous May Day marches, demanding more labor protections amid a pandemic that has turned economies and workplaces upside down.

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Police officers escort a demonstration against the German government's measures to battle the coronavirus in Berlin, Germany. The banner reads: "No to capital resistance global - Left against corona arbitrarily."

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A protester stands next to a sign decorated with carnations reading in Turkish: 'May 1', at Taksim Square in central Istanbul during May Day protests.

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Coal miners hold Bosnian flags and march during a May Day rally on International Workers Day in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Some hundreds of Bosnian coal miners protest demanding better wages and working conditions.

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Workers demonstrate with placards reading "Peril" on May Day in Marseille, southern France.

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A man holds an old Yugoslav flag with the communist five-point star during a May Day rally on International Workers Day in Belgrade, Serbia. Activists marked May Day with defiant rally.

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Communists party supporters with red flags march marking Labour Day, also knows as May Day near Red Square in Moscow, Russia.