Bangladesh: workers win termination benefits

20.07.2017 IndustriALL’s Global Framework Agreement (GFA) with H&M paves the way for 986 workers in six factories to receive termination benefits, and the disposal of cases filed against workers by suppliers following the crackdown on unions and workers earlier this year.

Union bashing in Ivory Coast’s oil sector must end

20.07.2017 The oil industry in the Ivory Coast is rife with examples of union bashing. Workers at Libya Oil, Petroci and Klenzi face retrenchments, reduced benefits, job insecurity, harassment and threats of dismissal if staying in the union.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

10.07.2017 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

The fight against precarious work continues

19.07.2017 Recent legislative and political developments around the world illustrate the continuing increase of precarious work. Trade unions are fighting back.

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Fight for future jobs pays off

18.07.2017 More than 250 new jobs will be created at Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant, as battery production is added as new product group.

Labour market: gender gap still widespread

18.07.2017  In a recent ILO report, World Employment Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017, 70 per cent of the women would like to perform a paid job while more than 50 per cent of them remain out of the labour market.

Ukraine - miners remain underground demanding to be paid

18.07.2017 Miners from two mines owned by the state enterprise Lysychanskvugillya in the Lugansk region of Ukraine are staying underground, demanding that salaries owed are paid.

LafargeHolcim: Final step taken towards Global Framework Agreement

13.07.2017 On 12 July 2017, LafargeHolcim and global unions, IndustriALL and BWI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Zurich, as final step towards a Global Framework Agreement (GFA). The MoU is a prelude to the GFA, reaffirming the commitment to a comprehensive agreement, to be signed later this year.

CFMEU fights back against mining giant

13.07.2017 Through widespread industrial action, Australian union CFMEU is pushing back against mining giant Glencore’s increasing use of contract labour and refusal to negotiate fair enterprise agreements at multiple sites across Australia. At rallies around the country earlier this week, union members showed their resolve to fight against Glencore’s attack on working conditions, job security and local communities.

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