IndustriALL Global Union continued its campaign to end the deadly asbestos trade in a meeting with a top official from the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on 10 April.
On 5-6 April, trade unions representing employees of the Swedish multinational company Ericsson gathered in Djurö, Sweden, for the second meeting of the Ericsson Global Trade Union Network.
A series of eight 24 hour strikes at factories making engines and the iconic Mini and Rolls-Royce cars will start on Wednesday 19 April.
**UPDATED** On 7 April the court of Astana sentenced Nurbek Kushakbayev to two-and-a-half years in a corrective labour colony for his calls to hold a strike. This is the first time a union leader has been prosecuted through the recently adopted Criminal Code. The judge has also satisfied the OCC’s demand to collect KZT 25 million (US$80,000) from Kushakbayev for alleged harm caused to the company.
IndustriALL has joined a campaign against the criminalization of union activities in Kazakhstan.
Mineworkers at IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in three different continents are facing attack from multinational companies seeking to cut jobs, slash benefits and drive down wages.
Tomorrow, IndustriALL Global Union will renew its global framework agreement with the PSA Group; the first one was signed in 2006 and has a clear commitment to international core labour standards.
Miners in Ukraine continue to lose their lives at work. A recent accident at a state-owned mine in Stepnova killed eight miners belonging to IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU).
Congratulations to our affiliates in Bangladesh and thanks to all unions and activists around the world for helping with this campaign.
Want to know more about what we did? Read our blog post Bangladesh: elements of a successful campaign
A behind the scenes look at a successful campaign. Bringing about social change is difficult, and clicktivism - signing an online petition - is not enough. So how do you campaign and win?
70 shop stewards from IndustriALL Indonesian affiliate FSP ISI at one of the biggest cement plants in the world, Citeureup, met for a training organized by IndustriALL Global Union on 1 March.
Almost 50 white-collar LafargeHolcim employees, members of FSP-ISI Federation, met in Jakarta today for an open discussion regarding the future of their jobs.
FNV executive member Bob van Luijk has won an unfair dismissal case against Shell/NAM.
Sixty cement union leaders and activists from Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines came together at the Citeureup (Indocement/HeidelbergCement) plant in Indonesia for an IndustriALL Global Union regional meeting on 27 and 28 February to improve the situation of workers in the cement sector.
IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Working People Trade Union Congress (WPTUC) along with central trade unions in India organized a mass meeting in Chennai on 23 February to protest against precarious work and demand equal pay for equal work.
Protests against an unjust law that taxes people for unemployment and accuses them of being “social parasites” were held in five cities in Belarus.
IndustriALL Global Union Regional Conference - Report: “Towards Sustainable Industrial and Energy Policy”
IndustriALL Global Union Regional Conference, 24 - 25 September 2015, Windhoek, Namibia
IndustriALL Global Union Regional Conference Report: "Towards Sustainable Industrial and Energy Policy”
IndustriALL Global Union Regional Conference, 24-25 April 2014, Manila, Philippines
IndustriALL Global Union Regional Conference - Report: Towards Sustainable Industrial and Energy Policy
“Towards Sustainable Industrial and Energy Policy”, 3-4 September 2014, São Paulo, Brazil
With 8 March less than two weeks away, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates are getting ready to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Workers at the Hundred Tex Garment factory in Yangon, Myanmar, are demanding owed overtime payment and better working conditions after a drawn-out conflict with the Chinese management.