IndustriALL affiliates celebrate Africa Industrialization Day – 2017

22.11.2017 Several events were held in conjunction with Africa Industrialization Day, 2017.

Oil and gas unions work to improve quality of life in the north of Russia

21.11.2017 IndustriALL Global Union, the International Labour Organization (ILO), IndustriALL affiliate the Russian Oil, Gas and Construction Workers Union (ROGWU) and the All-Russian sectoral association of employers in the oil and gas industry held an international conference in Surgut, Russia, on "Topical issue of wages in the North: international and national aspects" on 16 and 17 November.

CTM thugs kill two brothers at Mexico's Media Luna mine

21.11.2017 Two miners employed by Torex Gold Resources of Mexico were killed during a peaceful strike by armed thugs hired by the Confederación de Trabajadores Mexicanos (CTM).

Unions take action in support of sustainable national and regional industry

20.11.2017 Latin American and Caribbean trade unions started to plan action in support of sustainable national and regional industry at an IndustriALL seminar on 15 November in Montevideo, Uruguay

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.

Ethiopia: Prioritizing women workers’ rights in the garment and textile sector

20.11.2017 A meeting of the IndustriALL union building project held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 16 November, with paticipation from FNV Mondiaal, Solidaridad, and the ILO, agreed to continue supporting the fight for workers’ rights by women in the garment and textile sector. Collective bargaining agreements and promoting health and safety at factories were the other key areas discussed.

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Turkey: Workers fired from Posco Assan steel plant for joining union

17.11.2017 Forty members of Birleşik Metal-İş have been dismissed from the Posco Assan steel plant in Kocaeli, Turkey, for joining the union.

Automotive meeting discusses transition to e-mobility

17.11.2017 The IndustriALL Global Union Automotive Working Group meeting in Pretoria, South Africa 1-3 November, made up of 70 delegates from 15 countries, exchanged information on technological changes in the automotive sector, discussed how to organize along value chains and to effectively fight precarious work.

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