Israeli High Court signals end of right to strike at state-owned enterprises

16.08.2017 The High Court of Justice in Israel has issued a preliminary ruling that workers at state-owned enterprises can no longer strike against market reforms being undertaken by the government.

Newly formed Kyrgyz union concludes first agreement with Turkish investor

16.08.2017 Following intensive collective bargaining at the Turkish-Kyrgyz mining company Eti Bakir Tereksay, the primary union organization of the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK), an affiliate of IndustriALL Global Union, concluded their first collective agreement.

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Signatories to the 2018 Accord

27.07.2017 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

IndustriALL and 14 clothing brands express support for reform of Mexico’s labour justice system

16.08.2017 IndustriALL and 14 international clothing brands have written to the Mexican government declaring their support for constitutional reform of the labour justice system and for secondary legislation to fully reflect the constitutional changes.

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Lesotho: Union keeps up wage demands

15.08.2017 IndustriALL affiliate, Independent Democratic Union of Lesotho, is not giving up on its demands for decent wages. An organizing rally in Maseru, Lesotho on 6 August was attended by over 100 workers, mainly young women workers, organizers and shop stewards.

Pakistan: Shipbreaking workers win wage increase

14.08.2017 Shipbreaking Workers Union Gadani (SBWUG) called off their strike on 4 August after negotiations with the employers association yielded significant results, including a wage increase.

Indian unions call for massive mobilization against Modi government’s anti-worker policies

11.08.2017 Trade unions are calling hundreds of thousands of workers to mobilize on 9 to 11 November 2017, to protest against the government’s anti- labour policies. Workers are also urged to prepare for indefinite countrywide strike action. 

IndustriALL mission to Indonesia finds human rights crisis for sacked workers

11.08.2017 The IndustriALL Global Union mission to Indonesia in solidarity with workers fired for striking at PT Freeport and PT Smelting, has revealed a human rights crisis, with workers losing access to food, housing, education and basic healthcare.

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