Why I went to Davos

20.01.2017 By Valter Sanches, General Secretary, IndustriALL Global Union

Attacks on unions continue as Turkish government bans strikes

20.01.2017 In the course of a couple of days, the government of Turkey has imposed decrees citing threats against national security, effectively banning thousands of workers from their legitimate right to strike.

PCSS stands for precarious workers’ rights at Jamul cement plant in India

20.01.2017 On 19 January IndustriALL Global Union and its Indian affiliate Pragatisheel Cement Sharamik Sangh’s (PCSS) met with management of ACC Jamul Cement Works, owned by world leading cement producer LafargeHolcim. After the meeting the PCSS activists organized an impressive rally of cement workers followed by a public meeting near the plant.

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Precarious work and safety key concerns for LafargeHolcim unions in India

19.01.2017 Precarious work and health and safety topped the list of concerns at a meeting of IndustriALL Global Union affiliates at LafargeHolcim cement plants in India from 16-17 January 2017.

Bangladesh: Release arrested garment union leaders now!

19.01.2017 IndustriALL Global Union together with UNI Global Union has launched an online campaign calling on the government of Bangladesh to immediately and unconditionally release garment trade union leaders detained in recent weeks.

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Global unions back reinstatement of Hungarian union leader

18.01.2017 IndustriALL Global Union is demanding the reinstatement of a union leader after she was illegally sacked for her trade union activities at an automotive supplier in Hungary.

Organizing in a fragile environment

18.01.2017 As Somalia emerges from a long civil war, unions face the challenge of organizing in a society where the rule of law is weak.

NAM must reinstate fired union representative

17.01.2017 A Dutch trade unionist will be in court on 19 January, demanding that his dismissal after 31 years from the oil company NAM, in which Shell and Esso own 50 per cent respectively, be overturned. He was dismissed with immediate effect in October last year after being falsely accused of having spread sensitive information relating to the company's pension scheme.

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