Russia: Court rules to dissolve ITUWA

16.01.2018 IndustriALL Global Union strongly contests a court verdict to dissolve its Russian affiliate, the Interregional Trade Union Workers’ Association (ITUWA) for their alleged involvement in political activities and international work.

Namibia: Union protest sloppy safety standards at Skorpion Zinc mine

15.01.2018 Hundreds of workers from IndustriALL affiliate, the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN), from the Rosh Pinah branch, demonstrated against worsening health and safety standards at the Skorpion Zinc Mine, about 600 km from Windhoek, earlier this month.

Workers win recognition at Furukawa company in the Philippines

12.01.2018 Workers at Furukawa Automotive System Incorporated have won a major victory as the certification election held 9-10 January this year resulted in a landslide in favour of having a union at their workplace.

3,000 white-collar paper workers in Finland to strike

12.01.2018 IndustriALL Global Union is supporting its Finnish affiliate Pro as it fights aggressive attempts by employers to make cuts to employment conditions across the industry.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

16.01.2018 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

Hunger strike at Volkswagen plant in India  

12.01.2018 11 union representatives of the Volkswagen Employees’ Union in Pune, India, have gone on hunger strike, protesting against the employer's plans to introduce a new remuneration scheme that includes a performance-related wage component.

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German metalworkers’ union launches mass strikes for wage rise and reduced hours

11.01.2018 IG Metall commences mass strikes ahead of bargaining round with employers’ federation Gesamtmetall.

Drawn-out dispute at Australian mine

11.01.2018 Indian-owned Griffin Coal is involved in a two-year long dispute with IndustriALL Australian affiliate AMWU at the Collie coal mine in Perth. The maintenance workforce has been on strike for 20 weeks, in response to Griffin Coal’s complete opposition to negotiate an agreement.

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