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We cannot give space to the enemies of peace, says Colombian union leader

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:00

The president of IndustriALL Global Union Colombian affiliate, USO, says it is preparing to mobilize support for peace in Colombia, after a referendum on 2 October rejected a government peace deal with FARC rebels.

Labour rights are human rights: UN report

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:45

A powerful new UN report on freedom of assembly criticizes the “artificial distinction” between labour and human rights.

IndustriALL supports Carlton United Breweries boycott

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:32

A resolution at IndustriALL’s 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro supports the call to boycott union-busting Carlton United Breweries.

IndustriALL shows solidarity with victims of BHP Billiton

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:10

As BHP Billiton shareholders meet in London, IndustriALL sends solidarity to mining giant's victims

Trade unions protest one year after Mariana mining disaster

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 07:35

Trade unions from all over the world are together preparing a protest for 5 November, the first anniversary of the biggest environmental tragedy in Brazil’s history, at the Samarco mine, BHP Billiton.

Congress resolutions on peace in Colombia and against the coup in Brazil

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 04:47

IndustriALL Global Union’s 2nd World Congress approved resolutions to support peace in Colombia and oppose the coup in Brazil.

Labour rights are human rights: UN report

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 10:50

A powerful new UN report on freedom of assembly criticizes the “artificial distinction” between labour and human rights.

6,000 jobs to go at state-owned mines in Botswana

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 09:54

More than six thousand mine workers in Botswana will lose their jobs on 31st October following the move to put state-owned mining company BCL Limited into voluntary liquidation. 

Atle Høie

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 03:07
Atle Høie
Assistant General Secretary

Atle Høie was elected Assistant General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union at IndustriALL's 2nd Congress on 5 October 2016. He was previously International Secretary of Fellesforbundet, the Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions. 

Jenny Holdcroft

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 02:53
Jenny Holdcroft
Assistant General Secretary

Workers at Nissan US fight for the right to organize

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:42

French and US trade unions joined forces with IndustriALL and French parliamentarians on 12 October in Paris, to call on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to stop the anti-union practices at the Nissan plant, Canton, Mississippi.

Unions discuss transatlantic organizing

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:23

German and U.S. union members met in Berlin today to share experiences and plans to build power on both sides of the Atlantic through coordinated organizing.

IndustriALL rallies against precarious work on 7 October

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:17

As IndustriALL Global Union affiliates around the world took action to stop precarious work on 7 October, a new logo for the campaign was unveiled on the last day of IndustriALL’s 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Report reveals medieval practices at Samsung

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 09:35

IndustriALL Global Union has released a report with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) highlighting the medieval practices carried out by Samsung against its 1.5 million workers.

IndustriALL Congress - A luta continua!

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 09:34

1,500 delegates came together in Rio de Janeiro on 4 - 7 October for IndustriALL Global Union 2nd Congress.

Action in Bangladesh on 7 October

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 07:48

Trade union leaders in Bangladesh called on the government to stop precarious work in the country as quickly as possible, following a meeting organized by the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) in Dhaka on 7 October - the World Day for Decent Work. 

Unions in Philippines call on President to stop contractualization

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 06:25

IndustriALL Philippine affiliates rallied side by side with contractual and agency workers on 7 October, the world day for decent work, which also marked the first 100 days of President Rodrigo Duterte's period in office. 

Action in Sri Lanka on 7 October

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 05:06

IndustriALL affiliates in Sri Lanka manifest on to stop precarious work on 7 October 2016, the world day for decent work. 

Action in India on 7 October

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 04:37

IndustriALL affiliates across India took action to STOPrecarious Work on 7 October.

Shipbreakers in India manifest to STOP Precarious Work

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 03:17

Around 400 workers at the Indian shipbreaking yards in Alang and Mumbai workers participated in manifestations on 7 October to STOP Precarious Work.
 

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