IndustriALL and Tchibo sign framework agreement strengthening workers’ rights across the supply chain

27.09.2016 Today, IndustriALL Global Union and Tchibo signed a global framework agreement in Hamburg, empowering workers and unions at Non Food supplier companies of Tchibo to bargain collectively on wages, social benefits and working hours in their companies and across the industry.

Philippines: Workers’ rights trampled by Japanese electronics and auto supplier

26.09.2016 Japanese-owned company NT Philippines violates labour rights in the Cavite Economic Zone in the Philippines.

Peru mine workers go on indefinite strike

23.09.2016 Workers at Shougang Hierro Peru mining company have begun an indefinite general strike. They are striking for a decent pay increase and against attacks on workers, as well as demanding better health and safety in the mines.

IndustriALL events calendar

We stand with Lula!

22.09.2016 As former Brazilian president Lula da Silva is under attack and facing an unjustified trial, the international trade union movement is coming together to protest against the sham charges.

Rio here we come!

22.09.2016 With less than two weeks to go until the IndustriALL Global Union 2nd Congress, IndustriALL is looking forward to welcoming some 1,400 trade union leaders from over 100 countries to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 4-7 October. 

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Rio de Janeiro calling – A luta continua!

29.06.2016 In October, more than 1,000 union leaders from all five continents will gather to Rio de Janeiro for the second congress of IndustriALL Global Union, to take a number of important decisions, but also to show our support for Brazilian unions.

Georgian fertilizer factory workers escalate dispute

22.09.2016 IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in Georgia has begun labour dispute proceedings with fertilizer producer Azot, as the company’s management continues to avoid negotiating with trade union representatives.

Organizing leads to massive increase of the union membership in Kyrgyzstan

21.09.2016 IndustriALL Kyrgyz affiliate the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK) has recruited 12,000 workers since 2008 by taking a targeted approach to organizing, almost tripling membership from 8,000 to 20,000.

South African metalworkers win 35% wage increase

16.09.2016 NUMSA has concluded a negotiation with car makers for a 35 per cent wage increase over three years.

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