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Empowering young union leaders

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 02:35

More than 25 young leaders from Middle East and North African (MENA) countries met in Casablanca, Morocco, on 4-6 November to discuss how to promote youth issues in their unions and increase participation at national and regional levels. The meeting is part of a project aimed at empowering young trade union leaders in the region.

“We know enough to take action”

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 03:09

The IndustriALL Global Union Automotive Working Group proposed ten different approaches to deal with the profound change in the industry when it met in Düren, Germany, on 9-11 December.

COP25 blog – 15 December 2019

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 04:11

The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aka COP25, was finally formally closed at 1:55 pm on Sunday, 15 December. IndustriALL Global Union sustainability director Brian Kohler reports.

COP25 blog – 12 December 2019

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 08:48

Regular update from COP25 by Brian Kohler, IndustriALL sustainability director.

COP25 blog – 13 December 2019

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 05:51

IndustriALL sustainability director, Brian Kohler reports from COP25 in his blog.

Unions take action for the Philippines

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:32

This year’s Human Rights Day, 10 December, the global labour movement joined forces to call on the Philippines’ President Duerte to immediately end the persistent attacks on human and labour rights defenders.     

Union network calls Coats to convene social dialogue meeting

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 06:34

IndustriALL’s union network at UK textile company Coats is calling for social dialogue to strengthen industrial relations at Coats’ workplaces around the world.

COP25 blog – 11 December 2019

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 03:23

Brian Kohler reports from COP25

43 workers killed in Delhi factory fire

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:54

The deadly factory fire accident in Delhi on 8 December exposes the vulnerability of India’s informal workforce as well as the government’s passive attitude towards workers’ safety.

COP25 blog – 10 December 2019

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:32

IndustriALL sustainability director Brian Kohler’s report from COP25, Madrid, Spain

Indian steel unions vow to increase union power

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 08:13

Senior trade union leaders from IndustriALL steel affiliates in India came together in Mumbai, India on 9 and 10 December 2019. Together with IndustriALL’s global sector co-chair Sanjyot Vadavkar, the leaders from SMEFI and INMF–Metal discussed the future of organizing and recruiting in this important sector in India. They focused on the situation of young workers and precarious work in the sector.

COP25 blog – 9 December 2019

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:48

IndustriALL sustainability director, Brian Kohler, reports from COP25, Madrid, Spain.

COP25 blog – 8 December 2019

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:12

The second week of COP25 started today; and the year 2019 quickly draws to a close. Time, I have noticed, seems to make less and less sense as I get older. Brian Kohler, IndustriALL director of sustainability shares his impressions of COP25 in Madrid, Spain.

COP25 blog – 7 December 2019

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 08:37

The sixth day of COP25, IndustriALL director of sustainability Brian Kohler continues updating on the conference.

COP25 blog – 6 December 2019

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 08:39

The fifth day of the COP25 conference, Brian Kohler reports

COP25 blog – 6 December 2019

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 02:54

The fifth day of the COP25 conference, Brian Kohler reports

COP25 blog – 6 December 2019

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 17:14

The fifth day of COP25, IndustriALL director of sustainability Brian Kohler continues updating on the conference.

COP25 blog – 5 December 2019

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:53

The fourth day of COP25, IndustriALL director of sustainability Brian Kohler reports.

COP25 blog – 4 December 2019

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 04:53

The third day of the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) in Madrid, Spain. Brian Kohler, IndustiALL sustainability director reports.

Nuclear workers protest in Ukraine

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 04:23

Hundreds of members of the Nuclear Power and Industry Workers Union of Ukraine (Atomprofspilka) protested in Kiev on 4 December against state policy on nuclear industry and the dismissal of the head of publicly owned Energoatom that operates all nuclear power plants in Ukraine.

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