Global unions call to support independent union movement in Belarus

17.08.2017 IndustriALL Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation launch a LabourStart campaign in support of independent trade unions in Belarus.

Two workers killed in explosion at Gerdau Brazil

17.08.2017 Two Gerdau workers lost their lives on 15 August after an explosion at the company's steel plant in Ouro Branco, Brazil.

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Signatories to the 2018 Accord

27.07.2017 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

Israeli High Court signals end of right to strike at state-owned enterprises

16.08.2017 The High Court of Justice in Israel has issued a preliminary ruling that workers at state-owned enterprises can no longer strike against market reforms being undertaken by the government.

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Newly formed Kyrgyz union concludes first agreement with Turkish investor

16.08.2017 Following intensive collective bargaining at the Turkish-Kyrgyz mining company Eti Bakir Tereksay, the primary union organization of the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK), an affiliate of IndustriALL Global Union, concluded their first collective agreement.

IndustriALL and 14 clothing brands express support for reform of Mexico’s labour justice system

16.08.2017 IndustriALL and 14 international clothing brands have written to the Mexican government declaring their support for constitutional reform of the labour justice system and for secondary legislation to fully reflect the constitutional changes.

Lesotho: Union keeps up wage demands

15.08.2017 IndustriALL affiliate, Independent Democratic Union of Lesotho, is not giving up on its demands for decent wages. An organizing rally in Maseru, Lesotho on 6 August was attended by over 100 workers, mainly young women workers, organizers and shop stewards.

Pakistan: Shipbreaking workers win wage increase

14.08.2017 Shipbreaking Workers Union Gadani (SBWUG) called off their strike on 4 August after negotiations with the employers association yielded significant results, including a wage increase.

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