#EveryDayCounts - free jailed union leaders and garment workers in Bangladesh now!

Since 20 December 2016, 35 union leaders and garment workers have been arrested following demands to increase minimum wage.

Pakistan: Shipbreaking accident victims receive compensation

23.02.2017 After a series of protests by the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF), victims of the massive accident at Gadani shipbreaking yard received compensation on 9th February 2017.

IG Metall and Opel European Works Council meet with PSA Group

23.02.2017 As discussions on a potential acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall by the PSA Group continue, IG Metall and the Opel/Vauxhall European Works Council met with representatives from the French car manufacturer on 20 February.

Union building project brings recruitment boost in India

22.02.2017 Since 2014 IndustriALL affiliates in India have organized more than 63,000 new members, including a large number of precarious workers.

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European Parliament votes in favour of a Just Transition fund

22.02.2017 The European Parliament has voted to support a proposal to revise its Emissions Trading System Directive, which would allow for some of the funds raised by the auction or sale of emissions certificates to be used for Just Transition measures, such as labour market adjustment programmes.

1,000 miners on strike in Mexico

22.02.2017 1,000 workers at the Primero Mining Corporation in Durango, Mexico, are striking after negotiations with management on a new collective agreement failed.

4,000 Korean metalworkers protest against restructuring of world’s biggest shipbuilder

17.02.2017 Some 4,000 metalworkers rallied in front of the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea on the 15 February vowing to smash plans to restructure the world’s largest shipbuilding company. 

Global protests grow over Bangladesh crackdown against trade unions

16.02.2017 Protests have been taking place in over 16 cities, including Berlin, Geneva, London, Brussels, The Hague, Washington D.C., New York, Ottawa, Kathmandu, and Seoul.

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