The Works Council at the major supplying site of Mercedes-Benz in Untertürkheim will not allow any overtime as of 1 July 2017.
Leading fashion brands are redoubling their commitments to responsible global supply chains by entering into a new Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh with global trade unions.
A group of young workers from Latin American and Germany attended the final stage of a three-year trade union exchange programme, where they presented projects designed to organize young workers in their unions.
More than 30 trade union delegates from North America, Brazil, Europe, Japan and India from unions at multinational mechanical engineering giant Caterpillar met in Frankfurt, Germany, from 22 to 23 June.
Trade union delegates from all continents where John Deere operates came together and discussed their needs at the growing multinational in Frankfurt, Germany, from 20 to 21 June.
Beks Sock and Underwear Factory – which produces for H&M, M&S and Tchibo – has fired union members in response to an organizing drive.
Uruguayan metalworkers have reached agreement with CIMSA after going on strike in support of demands for the company to comply with collective agreements and payment of wages.
After two weeks full of intense activity and meetings the International Labour Conference ended in Geneva on 17 June.
French-based multinational “merchandising solutions” company DIAM sacked 80 union members at its plant in Turkey after an organizing drive.
IndustriALL trade union affiliates from four continents met on 19 to 21 June in Madrid to build on and continue coordination and information exchange at one of the longest standing union networks of IndustriALL.
IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe held a European union communicators’ forum at the headquarters of VDSZ union in Budapest, Hungary.
IndustriALL is planning a high level mission to Indonesia to intervene in this increasingly bitter dispute.
The world’s most powerful aerospace unions met in Paris, France, for an IndustriALL Global Union network meeting on 19 and 20 June 2017.
Five years since its founding Congress in Copenhagen, IndustriALL Global Union has kept its promise to be a campaigning organization becoming a powerful force in fighting for workers’ rights and social justice worldwide.
German radiator and cooling system manufacturer AKG Thermotechnik has dismissed union leaders from its plant in Izmir, Turkey.
Workers at the Azim Group’s Orchid and Savar factories in Bangladesh, were attacked at the factory gates for wanting to form a union. Now company management has filed criminal charges against 61 of its workers.
Miners in Ukraine continue to endanger themselves going down the pit. Four miners, members of IndustriALL affiliate the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine, were seriously injured in an explosion on 12 June. IndustriALL supports Ukrainian trade unions in their demands to improve health and safety at enterprises without delay.
Trade unionists from Algeria have been in Geneva, Switzerland, for the International Labour Conference (ILC) to appeal to the ILO to help stop the growing repression against independent unions in the country.
11 union leaders in eight pharmaceutical companies operating in the Philippines met for a one-day strategic meeting on 24 May in Manila, to exchange information and launch a discussion on future coordination through network building.