IndustriALL Women’s Committee continue campaign to end violence

26.04.2018 IndustriALL Global Union’s Women’s Committee met in Geneva on 25 April to discuss the goal of 40 per cent women’s representation and the campaign to stop violence against women in the workplace.

International labour rights prize awarded to independent unions in Kazakhstan

26.04.2018 The Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights has been awarded to the independent trade unions of Kazakhstan represented by Larisa Kharkova, Nurbek Kushakbaev and Amin Eleusinov.

South Africa: Union protests Glencore malpractices

26.04.2018 Hundreds of workers from IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), marched to Glencore's office in Johannesburg on 25 April, protesting against the mining giant’s workers’ and human rights abuses.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

23.04.2018 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.

Democratic unions in Mexico declare new alliance

26.04.2018 Six independent trade unions representing workers in automotive, auto parts, logistics, rubber and aerospace in Mexico will form an alliance to build democratic unions in the country and ensure workers have the right to join genuine unions of their choice.

IndustriALL files complaint against Roy Robson as union busting continues

24.04.2018 Despite a global campaign against union busting, German fashion brand Roy Robson has escalated its attacks on IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Teksif at its factory in Izmir, Turkey. IndustriALL has filed a complaint against the company to the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles for violation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98.

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Pakistan has failed to learn lessons of Gadani tradegy, say unions

24.04.2018 On 1 November, 2016, 29 workers were killed and several more injured while dismantling an oil tanker at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard. Speakers at a seminar on the industry, organized by IndustriALL affiliate the National Trade Union Federation in Karachi on 21 April, said that the government does not appear to have learnt any lessons from the tragedy.

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