13 October, 2014IndustriALL affiliate CEMWU distributed flyers on the global day to members at the mine in Grasberg partially owned by Rio Tinto. Leadership of the union at the mine also wore campaign tshirts with the IndustriALL logo and slogan "Rio Tinto, the Ugly Truth".
The IndustriALL affiliates in Indonesia held an action in front of Bundaran HI, Jakarta to mark the World day for Decent Work and the Rio Tinto Global day of Action . Around 500 workers, including their key leaders, joined the activity. The workers came from 10 federations, which included: FSP KEP, CEMWU, SpN, FSP2KI, LOMENIK, FSPMI, FSP2KI, GARTEKS, ISI, FPE, and KIKES. IndustriALL affiliate the Chemical, Energy and Mines Workers Union (CEMWU) took this opportunity to raise the issues that workers face at Rio Tinto/ Freeport and Geo Services.
The IndustriALL Indonesia Council urge the Indonesian government to abolishe the contracting and outsourcing system in Indonesia labor law and that it ratify ILO Convention No 176 and 183 on Maternity Protection.