Algeria: 5,000 police used to stop energy workers’ march

25.07.2017 Some 5,000 police officers in Algeria were deployed to stop a rally in the city of Bejaia on 20 July, arresting more than 600 union members and citizens in the process.

South Africa: Union victory over precarious work

24.07.2017 In a major victory against precarious work, IndustriALL affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), won a case against temporary employment service providers, also known as labour brokers, in the Labour Court of Appeal on 10 July. The breakthrough came after years of continuous campaigns by South African trade unions to stop the intensified exploitation of workers by agencies, such as labour brokers.

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.

Miners in Peru call national strike against labour reform

24.07.2017 Miners in Peru are taking indefinite national strike action against labour reforms attacking their rights and promoting precarious work.

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Locked out - Glencore moves to replace Oaky North miners with contractors

24.07.2017 Workers at the Oaky North mine in Australia have been locked out of their workplace by mining giant Glencore, which has taken steps to replace the permanent workforce with casual contractors.

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.

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.

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.

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