Stop the war on wages and close the wealth gap

21.01.2019 Multinational companies must stop the war on wages and give workers secure jobs with decent salaries, says IndustriALL Global Union as a new study from Oxfam shows that 26 billionaires own as much as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. 

It’s no surprise that the Spice Girls T-shirt was made by workers on poverty wages

21.01.2019 The bitter irony of a T-shirt promoting gender justice being made by women on poverty wages reflects an ongoing disconnect between campaigners in the West, and the realities of global supply chains.

IndustriALL suspends global agreement with Volkswagen

21.01.2019 As the German car manufacturer consistently refuses to accord the same rights to its workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, US, as it does in the rest of the world, IndustriALL Global Union is today suspending its long-standing global agreement with Volkswagen. 

Belarusian trade union case raised with the EU

18.01.2019 Through a meeting with high-level officials on 16 January 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, IndustriALL Global Union, IndustriAll European Trade Union, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) through its Pan-European European Regional Council (PERC) and European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) brought concerns of deteriorating environment for democracy and fundamental rights in Belarus to the European Union authorities.

Workers at Turkish Saint-Gobain subsidiary strike for a fair contract

18.01.2019 Workers at İzocam, a Turkish insulation manufacturer and subsidiary of French multinational Saint-Gobain, take strike action after failing to agree on a collective contract.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

10.09.2018 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.

Russian unions join forces to negotiate collective agreement at Volkswagen

18.01.2019 Two IndustriALL affiliates will jointly negotiate a collective agreement at Volkswagen plants in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, after putting aside their differences to hold a joint organizing campaign, allowing them to achieve the legal recognition threshold. Negotiations are scheduled to begin on 1 February.

Tunisian unions strike against IMF austerity

17.01.2019 Tunisian union federation the Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail (UGTT) is taking strike action in the civil service and public sector today after failing to agree a wage increase with the government.

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