Kenya: Union success in growing garment and textile sector

22.06.2018 Global brands are increasingly eyeing Kenya to source their apparel as the garment and textile sector rebounds after many years of decline. The Tailors and Textile Workers Union is organizing workers and winning good agreements in this growing industry.

Ukrainian miners stage protest over unpaid wages

21.06.2018 Coalminers organized a mass protest on 19 and 20 June in front of Verhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) in the hope of attracting attention of the parliamentarians to the dreadful situation in the coal mining sector and its effects on conditions for coalminers.

Union persecution continues at Tenaris Colombia

21.06.2018 Workers at Tenaris TuboCaribe in Colombia have filed a complaint with the ILO and have been protesting for the past five weeks in front of the factory in Cartagena to denounce the company's systematic attacks on trade union, Sintratucar. 

Algeria: Threats soar against democratic unions after ILC

20.06.2018 Severe labour rights’ violations continue in Algeria with relentless pressure and intimidation against independent unions. It comes as the Algerian Minister for Labour, Mourad Zemali, has threatened to leave the International Labour Organization (ILO), following the Organization’s decision to send a high-level mission to meet independent unions in the country.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

12.06.2018 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.

Victory for Indonesian pulp and paper workers

19.06.2018 A strike on 13 June by IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, FSP2KI, involving 500 outsourcing workers at one of Indonesia’s biggest pulp and paper companies, has led to significant gains for workers. 

Mexican Government denounced again in ILO for violating freedom of association

19.06.2018 Ten trade unions have denounced the Mexican government's serious and repeated cases of violations to ILO C87 on freedom of association.

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