Tunisian metalworkers announce sector-wide strike

17.10.2017 IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in Tunisia, the Fédération Générale de la Métallurgie et de l'Electronique - FGME-UGTT, has announced a three-day strike from 24 to 26 October 2017 by workers in the foundries and mechanical engineering sector.

Unions call to end grave human rights violations against Rohingyas in Myanmar

17.10.2017 IndustriALL Bangladesh Council is calling on the international community to put pressure on the Myanmar government to end the campaign of genocide on Rohingyas, and take immediate steps to repatriate all Rohingyas with full dignity and safety.

A question of dignity: a dark year for Algerian unions

17.10.2017 Algerian trade union leader, Raouf Mellal, is facing six months in prison for whistleblowing at one the country’s biggest enterprises Sonelgaz, while his union is courageously fighting a sustained attack on its members at the state-owned energy company.

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.

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Bangladesh Accord’s binding arbitration process scores legal win

17.10.2017 A unanimous decision by an arbitral tribunal in The Hague bolsters the legally-binding enforcement mechanisms of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. The ruling, announced last night, allows complaints lodged by IndustriALL and UNI against two leading fashion brands to proceed to the next stage of arbitration, where they will be judged on their merits.

Number of fatalities rises to ten at Gerdau's Brazil plant

16.10.2017 Another worker has died as a result of negligence at Gerdau's Ouro Branco plant in Brazil, bringing the total number of fatalities to ten in less than one year.

The Philippines : Amertron fires 532 union members

16.10.2017 532 activists and members have been fired from Amertron Incorporated Philippines after forming a union.

IndustriALL affiliates mobilize to #STOPrecariousWork

12.10.2017 Once again, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates across the world have come out in force to protest against precarious work on 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work. Here is a snapshot of some of the many actions by trade unions across multiple continents...

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