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.

PROFILE: Belarusian electronics union is no stranger to struggle

17.01.2019 The Belarusian Radio and Electronic Industry Workers’ Union (REP) was formed in November 1990, at a time when countries that had been part of the Soviet Union became independent.

Rubber glove workers in Sri Lanka protest unjust terminations

16.01.2019 Protesting workers at ATG Ceylon, a British-Sri Lankan manufacturer of industrial gloves, are demanding the reinstatement of five terminated union officers and members, and an end to union oppression at the company. 

Unions respond to reform of Malaysia's Industrial Relations and Trade Union Acts

16.01.2019 Malaysia's government is in the process of reforming the country's Employment Act, and IndustriALL affiliates in the country are coming together to form a response and propose amendments.

Middle East and North Africa electricity unions develop action strategy

15.01.2019 A network meeting of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) electricity sector was held in Amman, Jordan, on 17-18 December 2018.

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.

FEATURE: Supply chain justice through binding global agreements

15.01.2019 Global corporate power is beyond anything we have ever seen. Some are calling it the triumph of the multinational companies. The limits on the power and will of national governments to call corporations to account for their adverse impacts are clear for all to see. Global corporations are tearing up the social contract, the understanding that in order to operate in a society, companies abide by certain rules in the interests of their workers and the broader public.

Strike action reinstates union leaders in Myanmar

10.01.2019 A two-week strike by garment workers at the Chinese-owned Cixing Knitting Factory in Myanmar has ended after the company agreed to reinstate seven sacked union leaders. 

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