Unions take action against Glencore ahead of investor call

14.12.2017 Glencore workers and their unions took action across the world to highlight the company’s failure to respect human rights.

Unions in Sri Lanka march for sustainable industrial policy

14.12.2017 IndustriALL affiliates in Sri Lanka gathered in Colombo on 6-7 December to discuss the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability challenges. They committed to build capacity, evolve consensus and intensify engagement with government towards sustainable industrial policy.

ArcelorMittal coal miners on strike in Kazakhstan

13.12.2017 14 December ***UPDATE***  the company ArcelorMittal Temirtau filed a law suit against the striking workers in the court Shakhtinsk, Qaraghandy region.

Minimum wage win for unions in Mauritius

13.12.2017 Years of campaigning by trade unions in Mauritius have paid off as the government approves a new minimum wage package totaling 9,000 Mauritian rupees per month (US$257) from next year.

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.

Algeria: union leaders released but oppression continues

12.12.2017 13 December ***UPDATE*** IndustriALL Global Union is relieved to learn that two Algerian trade union leaders detained by authorities on 12 December have been released. But government oppression of their union, SNATEGS, continues. 

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Honduran workers demand transparent election recount

08.12.2017 IndustriALL Global Union affiliates, the Federation of Miners and Metalworkers of Honduras (FETRAMIMH) and the Independent Federation of Workers of Honduras (FITH), have called for a transparent recount of votes and an end to violence following presidential elections in the country. 

Iraqi oil and gas affiliates form trade union network

08.12.2017 IndustriALL Global Union’s oil and gas affiliates in Iraq have come together for the first time to establish a trade union network to better protect the rights of workers in the sector, at a meeting in Basra on 24 November.

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