Process agreed to prepare for future handover of Bangladesh Accord to a national regulator

21.10.2017 Conditions on enforcement and capacity have been agreed  to prepare for the handover of the Bangladesh Accord to a national regulatory body. This was announced following a high-level in meeting in Bangladesh, between IndustriALL, Uni Global Union, brand representatives and the BGMEA with the Bangladesh Ministers of Commerce and Labour.  

Canadian Steelworkers enter ninth month of strike at Glencore refinery

19.10.2017 371 members of the United Steelworkers – Syndicat des Métallos are entering their ninth month of strike action at the Glencore-managed CEZinc refinery in Quebec, Canada.

Mauritius: Seven on hunger strike for living wage

19.10.2017 Two union leaders and five cleaners are on hunger strike against poverty pay at Mauritian schools.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

09.10.2017 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

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IndustriALL signs Global Framework Agreement with Safran

18.10.2017 Today, IndustriALL, together with affiliates from French union federations CFE-CGC, CFDT, CGT and CGT-FO,  signed a global framework agreement with aerospace company Safran on working conditions, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

Zimbabwe: Unions organizing against all odds

18.10.2017 To be effective in the fight for workers’ rights, Zimbabwean workers must join trade unions, emphasized the IndustriALL Global Union women’s committee meeting in Harare on 13 October.

Kumho Tire fires union leader in USA

18.10.2017 Steelworkers to challenge election results in Macon, Georgia.

New evidence reveals EU Action on Bangladesh labour rights abuses long over-due

18.10.2017 In light of new evidence, trade unions and labour organizations are today renewing their calls to the European Commission to make good on its promise to launch a trade investigation into Bangladesh as a result of its government’s continued failure to make urgently needed reforms to the law and practice governing trade union rights in the country’s Ready Made Garment industry.

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