Iran continues to imprison trade unionists

26.10.2016 As IndustriALL welcomes its first affiliated trade union from Iran, the country’s government continues to imprison labour leaders for their activities.

Factory fire in Pakistan

25.10.2016 One worker was injured when a fire broke out in a textile factory in Karachi, Pakistan, in the early hours of 24 October. 

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Mexican Senate approves labour law reforms

24.10.2016 On 13 October 2016 the Mexican Senate unanimously approved an initiative that amends Articles 107 and 123 of the Mexican Constitution, paving the way for a significant advance for workers in the country.

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Unions demand real commitment from LafargeHolcim

21.10.2016 About 60 delegates from different countries all over the world with presence of the leading cement and construction materials producer, LafargeHolcim came to Hyeres, France for their third world union conference from 17 to 19 October 2016.

Chile – thousands march against unfair pension system

21.10.2016 On 16 October, 75,000 people took to the streets in Chile to manifest against the country’s pension system run by private companies, known as AFP. It is the third time since August that thousands of Chileans protest against the low pensions paid out, compared to the high corporate profits.

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

20.10.2016 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.

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IndustriALL supports Carlton & United Breweries boycott

20.10.2016 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

20.10.2016 As BHP Billiton shareholders meet in London, IndustriALL sends solidarity to mining giant's victims

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