Global unions back reinstatement of Hungarian union leader

18.01.2017 IndustriALL Global Union is demanding the reinstatement of a union leader after she was illegally sacked for her trade union activities at an automotive supplier in Hungary.

Organizing in a fragile environment

18.01.2017 As Somalia emerges from a long civil war, unions face the challenge of organizing in a society where the rule of law is weak.

NAM must reinstate fired union representative

17.01.2017 A Dutch trade unionist will be in court on 19 January, demanding that his dismissal after 31 years from the oil company NAM, in which Shell and Esso own 50 per cent respectively, be overturned. He was dismissed with immediate effect in October last year after being falsely accused of having spread sensitive information relating to the company's pension scheme.

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INTERVIEW: IndustriALL general secretary Valter Sanches

17.01.2017 On 5 October 2016, Valter Sanches from Brazilian union CNM/CUT, was elected General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union. Sanches, a former metalworker and life-long trade union activist, will lead IndustriALL for the next four years.

Workers’ rights are never out of fashion!

13.01.2017 Half a million textile, garment, and footwear workers in Italy are on a general strike today, 13 January, demanding the renewal of the national labour contracts. A demonstration was held in Florence, coinciding with one of Italy’s major fashion events, Pitti Uomo.

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Norwegian oil company DNO targeted by unions

12.01.2017 Failure to pay workers in Yemen has made Norwegian oil company, DNO, a target of a trade union campaign.

Trinidad oil workers’ union wins pay increase

12.01.2017 IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in Trinidad and Tobago, has won a hard-fought battle for a pay rise, after 5,000 oil workers threatened strike action against state oil company Petrotrin. 

Kazakh authorities dissolve trade union center

12.01.2017 IndustriALL Global Union expresses its outrage  over the dissolution of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan (CNTUK).

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