12 September 2017 at 15:11
The mine safety crisis in Pakistan continues, as at least four workers have been killed due to accumulation of poisonous gas in a coalmine in Quetta's Sanjdi area on 8 September 2017. According to reports today, another three workers have died under similar circumstances in a coalmine in the Harnai area.
6 September 2017 at 17:41
IndustriALL affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), organized a women’s march to the Chamber of Mines in Johannesburg on 26 August, to protest the slow pace of transformation and empowerment for women working in the mines.
31 August 2017 at 10:06
With 13 accidents in one month, including five in one day, IndustriALL affiliate Sintracarbón is calling for improved health and safety at the El Cerrejón mine in Colombia. Although no fatalities, some workers suffered disabling injuries.
24 August 2017 at 09:40
National and international solidarity, combined with intervention by global brands, played an important role in encouraging the Korean clothing company Willbes & Co to reinstate 15 workers who were dismissed for exercising their right to organize.
16 August 2017 at 11:10
Following intensive collective bargaining at the Turkish-Kyrgyz mining company Eti Bakir Tereksay, the primary union organization of the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK), an affiliate of IndustriALL Global Union, concluded their first collective agreement.
15 August 2017 at 10:46
IndustriALL affiliate, Independent Democratic Union of Lesotho, is not giving up on its demands for decent wages. An organizing rally in Maseru, Lesotho on 6 August was attended by over 100 workers, mainly young women workers, organizers and shop stewards.
11 August 2017 at 14:04
Trade unions are calling hundreds of thousands of workers to mobilize on 9 to 11 November 2017, to protest against the government’s anti- labour policies. Workers are also urged to prepare for indefinite countrywide strike action.
7 August 2017 at 18:03
After an intense anti-union campaign of threats, intimidation and misinformation, IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the UAW has lost an election to form a union at Nissan’s plant in Canton, Mississippi, USA, by a 2,244 votes to 1,307.
3 August 2017 at 09:53
Ten years ago, three legal strikes broke out on health and safety issues in Grupo Mexico mines. The fight still continues against a company that is incapable of acknowledging its responsibility for tragedies caused by its negligence.
28 July 2017 at 15:23
IndustriALL Global Union and its affiliates ran two consecutive workshops in Bangladesh and India in July 2017 to discuss the importance of ratification Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.