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.

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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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.

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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.

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.

STMicroelectronics trade union network will develop cross-border union cooperation and solidarity action

16.09.2016 Trade unions of STMicroelectronics from France, Italy, Malaysia, Malta and Morocco met for the first time and launched the trade union network on 15-16 September at IndustriALL head office in Geneva, Switzerland.

HeidelbergCement workers in Europe support Global Framework Agreement

16.09.2016 On 13-15 September, more than 30 workers’ representatives of HeidelbergCement and former Italcementi gathered in Hockenheim, Germany.

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