17 January 2020 at 16:51
The French multinational pharmaceutical market leader Sanofi employs IndustriALL members all around the world. The global union has facilitated network building activities amongst Sanofi workers’ unions for the past five years, and will continue to do so in 2020.
16 January 2020 at 15:05
Uruguay is the first country in the world to ratify the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Convention 190, which recognizes that violence and harassment in the world of work can constitute a human rights violation.
15 January 2020 at 09:30
The Indonesian union movement is vehemently opposing a proposed bill on job creation, saying it will destroy workers’ welfare in near future. Nationwide protests are planned later this month, calling for the controversial bill to be scrapped.
21 December 2019 at 16:48
Unions representing workers in the Indian chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry came together as part of an earlier strategy to build a platform for all unions in the sector in India, both affiliates and non-affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union.
18 December 2019 at 09:35
More than 25 young leaders from Middle East and North African (MENA) countries met in Casablanca, Morocco, on 4-6 November to discuss how to promote youth issues in their unions and increase participation at national and regional levels. The meeting is part of a project aimed at empowering young trade union leaders in the region.
3 December 2019 at 17:14
Located in the Sidama Region, Hawassa Industrial Park is the largest in Ethiopia with potential to employ over 60,000 workers, in line with government policies to create decent jobs for millions of the unemployed. The park currently employs about 25,000.
3 December 2019 at 10:07
To be effective against sexual harassment, unions need to identify the root causes, expressions and consequences of the violations. Unions should also continue to raise awareness on gender inequality and prevention and to follow up on sexual harassment.
25 November 2019 at 15:03
Today, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, IndustriALL is launching a new campaign to promote the implementation and ratification of ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work: "C190 - It can change lives".
22 November 2019 at 15:29
The suspension of US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for 573 types of Thai products sent a shockwave throughout Thailand, but unions say it provides the Thai government with an opportunity to overhaul labour laws and protect workers’ rights.
21 November 2019 at 10:20
More than 200 women from trade unions in 60 countries met in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 and 19 November for IndustriALL Global Union’s World Women’s Conference and called for a transformative agenda to achieve gender equality in unions and at work.
21 November 2019 at 10:07
In addition to the 200 women from around the world who met in Geneva to discuss how their unions should operate to ensure women’s equal representation, participation and leadership, thousands were able to follow the conference on social media.
21 November 2019 at 09:09
In June, the International Labour Conference voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new Convention and Recommendation to end violence and harassment in the world of work. The new Convention No. 190 represents an extraordinary opportunity for unions to move their fight against gender-based violence forward.
19 November 2019 at 16:33
Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries employ more than 600,000 people in eight South-East European countries, with the proximity to major European markets providing growth opportunities. But with salaries as low as €200-400 per month in some countries, union leaders are reporting that it is difficult to attract young workers.
15 November 2019 at 15:40
After eight months of negotiations, factories producing for ACT brands in Myanmar have agreed on a Myanmar Freedom of Association (FoA) Guideline with IndustriALL affiliate Industrial Workers’ Federation of Myanmar (IWFM).
15 November 2019 at 11:09
Building union power through organizing is a key priority for IndustriALL Global Union. Organizing helps to achieve our key goals, including a living wage, limits on precarious work, respect for human and trade union rights, healthier and safer workplaces, and more equitable societies.