Five years after Rana Plaza, the need for the Bangladesh Accord persists

23.04.2018 A few days before the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster that killed 1,134 workers, global trade unions and labour rights organizations are calling on all brands sourcing from Bangladesh to take responsibility for workers making their products by signing the renewed Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety.

Base metals unions in CIS countries confront challenges

20.04.2018 IndustriALL affiliates from CIS countries met on 17-18 April in Tbilisi, Georgia, to discuss union responses to trends and challenges in the base metals sector.

Global unions demand an end to workers’ rights violations in Belarus

19.04.2018 Fourteen years after the adoption of the recommendations of the ILO Commission of Inquiry in Belarus, trade unions still suffer interference in their internal affairs.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

23.04.2018 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.

Global unions target Algerian government as ILO mission is cancelled

19.04.2018 Global unions have launched an online campaign against the Algerian government after an International Labour Organization (ILO) mission to the country was cancelled.

IndustriALL condemns Ghana Gold Fields retrenchments

19.04.2018 During a recent mission to Ghana, IndustriALL Global Union called for dialogue with Ghana Gold Fields to reverse the decision to retrench 2,150 workers at Tarkwa mine and give notice to a further 340 workers at Damang Mine. 

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Nuclear workers protest in Ukraine

19.04.2018 12,000 members of IndustriALL affiliate Nuclear Power and Industry Workers Union of Ukraine (Atomprofspilka) protested in eight different cities on 12 April to protest a state policy of low energy tariffs, which result in low pay for workers.

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