Ethiopia: Meeting stirs debate on living wages

23.05.2018 A meeting on Organizing the international supply chain” in the textile and garment sector has kick-started much-needed debate on wages and been met with approval from unions.

Korean union leader Han Sang-gyun released from prison

22.05.2018 On 21 May, the former president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), Han Sang-gyun was released from prison.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

16.05.2018 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.

Pakistan: victims of Ali enterprises factory fire begin to receive compensation

22.05.2018 In September 2012, over 250 workers were killed and 50 more suffered serious injuries in a fire at the Ali Enterprises garment factory in Karachi, Pakistan. Now, after almost six years, victims have started receiving compensation payments based on an agreement reached between German brand KiK and IndustriALL Global Union and Clean Clothes Campaign, mediated by the ILO.

Unions at Gerdau recommit to global struggle for workers’ rights

22.05.2018 Gerdau workers will escalate their coordination to achieve respect for workers’ rights at the company’s operations around the world.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal workers protest unsafe conditions and poor wages

21.05.2018 Workers at the railway workshop at the ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih steel plant have begun industrial action against unsafe working conditions and low wages. 

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