ArcelorMittal Temirtau coal miners raised to surface

16.12.2017 Protesters in four mines of ArcelorMittal Temirtau in Qaraghandy region of Kazakhstan ended their underground protest and came up from the pit by court decision.

Settlement reached with global fashion brand in Bangladesh Accord arbitration

15.12.2017 IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union have reached a settlement agreement in a case under the legally-binding enforcement mechanisms of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. 

Unions take action against Glencore ahead of investor call

14.12.2017 Glencore workers and their unions took action across the world to highlight the company’s failure to respect human rights.

Unions in Sri Lanka march for sustainable industrial policy

14.12.2017 IndustriALL affiliates in Sri Lanka gathered in Colombo on 6-7 December to discuss the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability challenges. They committed to build capacity, evolve consensus and intensify engagement with government towards sustainable industrial policy.

Signatories to the 2018 Accord

09.10.2017 A list of brands and retailers that have signed the 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

ArcelorMittal coal miners on strike in Kazakhstan

13.12.2017 14 December ***UPDATE***  the company ArcelorMittal Temirtau filed a law suit against the striking workers in the court Shakhtinsk, Qaraghandy region.

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Minimum wage win for unions in Mauritius

13.12.2017 Years of campaigning by trade unions in Mauritius have paid off as the government approves a new minimum wage package totaling 9,000 Mauritian rupees per month (US$257) from next year.

Algeria: union leaders released but oppression continues

12.12.2017 13 December ***UPDATE*** IndustriALL Global Union is relieved to learn that two Algerian trade union leaders detained by authorities on 12 December have been released. But government oppression of their union, SNATEGS, continues. 

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