Deadly Georgian mine closed after multiple fatalities

18.07.2018 The Mindeli coal mine in Tkibuli, Georgia, has been closed after four miners were killed, and six others were injured.

South Africa: Six workers die in underground fire at copper mine

18.07.2018 With six mineworkers killed and 48 injured in an underground fire at Palabora Copper Mine in the Limpopo Province caused by a burning conveyor belt, increasingly South African mines are becoming death-traps for mine workers.

Bangladesh Accord arbitration cases - resulting in millions-of-dollars in settlements - officially closed

18.07.2018 The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has announced that two landmark cases against multinational fashion brands brought under the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety have been officially closed.  The tribunal hearing the case issued termination orders this week, and the cases were brought by global unions IndustriALL and UNI.

South Africa: Footwear strike for a living wage enters second week

17.07.2018 Thousands of workers in the footwear sector are on strike for a second week demanding a wage increase of 9.5 per cent while the employers are offering 6.25 per cent.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

06.07.2018 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.

India: Six workers die at Gerdau steel plant

13.07.2018 Six workers died and three more workers are under treatment in a gas leak accident at the Gerdau steel plant at Tadipatri of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh on 12 July. 

Turkish court sentences Soma bosses up to 22 years in prison over deadliest mine disaster

13.07.2018 After a four-year judicial process, a local penal court in Turkey has handed down prison sentences to the former management of the Soma mine following the killings of 301 people in the country’s worst ever mining disaster in May 2014. 

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