Ukrainian miners escalate protest against unpaid wages

22.02.2018 Nine people have embarked on an indefinite hunger strike after the Ukrainian government failed to fully reimburse millions of dollars in unpaid wages for Ukrainian coal miners dating back to 2015.

DRC: IndustriALL mission finds Glencore gravely mistreating workers at cobalt mines

22.02.2018 An IndustriALL Global Union fact-finding mission to Glencore’s copper and cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has uncovered alarming mistreatment of workers directly contradicting Glencore’s claims.

100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord

22.02.2018 With 100 days until the current Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety expires, garment companies are urged to continue their involvement to create a safe and sustainable garment industry in Bangladesh and to sign its successor, the 2018 Transition Accord.

Exedy India workers protest against lockout and suspensions

22.02.2018 450 union bearers and workers at Exedy India Clutch in Bengaluru, have been locked out following a breakdown in discussions on welfare measures. In response, the workers went on hunger strike on 19 February.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

22.02.2018 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

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Collie workers’ six-month strike ends in victory

21.02.2018 After 180 days of strike action and over two years of contract negotiations, Griffin Coal workers in Collie, Western Australia, have returned to work.

Peru: union protests violations of labour rights

20.02.2018 Workers at Alfred H Knight in Peru are mobilizing after a deadlock in collective bargaining and continuing violations of labour rights by the company.

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