Trail of workers’ suicides and deaths in South India’s textile spinning mills

15.02.2018 In the latest incident, on 6 February Dharshini Balasubramani’s body was found in the hostel at Dollar Spinning mills in Tamil Nadu.

More than 100 brands sign 2018 Transition Accord in Bangladesh

14.02.2018 The agreement to improve garment industry safety standards now covers more than 2 million workers

Why unions must act on violence and harassment against women

12.02.2018 Recent social media campaigns like #Metoo and #Timesup have highlighted gender-based violence at work and shown the extent of the problem. Trade unions need to take action on violence against women and advocate for a binding international law on gender-based violence.

The mining industry must respect labour and community rights: IndustriALL

12.02.2018 IndustriALL Global Union delivered this message at the African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 5 to 8 February 2018.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

16.02.2018 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

IndustriALL events calendar

IndustriALL and Rio Tinto make joint mission to Madagascar

09.02.2018 In a first for the mining industry, IndustriALL Global Union undertook a joint mission with Rio Tinto to the company’s QMM Ilmenite operation in Fort Dauphin, Madagascar from 30 to 31 January 2018.

ArcelorMittal prosecutes Kazakh unions after underground protest

09.02.2018 ArcelorMittal filed lawsuits against two unions and a rights organization in connection with a strike at company mines in Karaganda at the end of 2017, despite previously committing to not prosecuting workers for their participation in the strike.

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