Alcoa closure in Suriname: IndustriALL calls for a fair deal for workers

20.11.2018 As Suriname’s parliament prepares to discuss a controversial agreement on Alcoa’s withdrawal from the country and the handover of its hydroelectric dam, IndustriALL and its Caribbean affiliates are calling on legislators to send the agreement back to the drawing board.

Bulgarian unions get organizing boost

20.11.2018 IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union met with Bulgarian affiliates in Sofia on 13 November to strengthen union power and enhance organizing strategies against a background of declining membership and growing hostility to unions in the country. 

Myanmar unions fighting obstacles to organizing

19.11.2018 Workers and unions in Myanmar often face difficulties in terms of union busting, low pay and rampant precarious work. IndustriALL’s union building project focuses on strengthening unions to fight back.

Bangladesh must keep Accord on Fire and Building Safety

19.11.2018 IndustriALL Global Union strongly urges the government of Bangladesh to petition the High Court to lift a restraining order that seeks to expel the Accord from the country on 30 November. 

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

10.09.2018 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

IndustriALL's Global Framework Agreements

17.04.2018 Global Framework Agreements are negotiated on a global level between trade unions and a multinational company. To date, IndustriALL has signed 44 GFAs with multinational companies.

Global Glass Alliance and Owens-Illinois glass network launched in Perrysburg, Ohio

15.11.2018 Over 150 delegates gathered in Perrysburg, Ohio, on 12 and 13 November 2018, and held the first ever meeting of the Owens-Illinois network in conjunction with the global glass alliance of the Glass, Molders and Pottery (GMP) council of the United Steelworkers (USW), and the USW glass workers.

Thousands attend funeral of murdered Turkish trade union leader

15.11.2018 Thousands of people gathered for the funeral of Turkish union leader, Abdullah Karacan, the day after he was fatally shot during a visit to meet workers at a Goodyear tyre factory in Adapazarı.

IndustriALL events calendar

Looking for more news, visit our news archive