Building strong, democratic independent trade unions is the basis for bargaining power and legitimate representation of working people. IndustriALL is building strong unions which are in a permanent democratic relationship with workers capable of making difference both at national, regional and international level.
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20 May 2019 at 17:59
Brexit, climate change and decarbonization, Industry 4.0, labour migration, political instability, trade wars supplemented with violations of trade union rights – all of these challenges inside and outside Europe require new answers from workers and their unions who have no other option but to work together.
17 May 2019 at 18:01
On 16-17 May, unions from four continents met in Frankfurt to coordinate their joint demand for labour rights throughout the operations of Fresenius. The German based multinational company is a market leading private health care provider, owning hospitals, dialysis clinics, and producing medicines and medical devices.
9 May 2019 at 17:12
Ahead of labour law amendments that will be tabled in parliament in July 2019, IndustriALL Malaysia Council organized a round of consultation meetings on the Trade Union Act 1959 and Industrial Relations Act 1967 to seek wider consensus on issues such as freedom of association, fair labour practice and collective bargaining.
1 March 2019 at 12:06
Collective bargaining is one of the critical skills for Ethiopian trade unions in the chemical, energy, and mining sectors, and the unions are equipping shop stewards through training on what strategies to use when they engage employers.
1 February 2019 at 18:59
There’s never been a more important time to join a union. As 26 billionaires own as many assets as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population, ordinary people are finding it harder to make ends meet. Trade unions fight for working people so they get a fairer share of profits, that in turn leads to a healthy economy and stable society. So what do they offer?
23 January 2019 at 10:09
For the first time since the submission of a complaint to the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2000 against violations of trade union rights, Belarusian authorities have registered an independent local union.
11 January 2019 at 12:53
The second meeting of the Asia-Pacific region’s trade unions of Japanese pharmaceuticals multinational, Takeda, met in Tokyo on 15 November 2018. IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from Japan, Indonesia, Korea and the Philippines constituted this meeting of the global network committee.
3 January 2019 at 14:29
The IndustriALL Global Union Diamond Network meeting 19-21 December in Johannesburg, South Africa, attended by 25 delegates from Belgium, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, India, South Africa and Zimbabwe resolved to improve working conditions in the diamond supply chain.
19 December 2018 at 16:57
Thirty-three participants aged between 20 to 35 years from ten Philippine trade unions affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union, attended a national young workers’ training workshop, and showed their commitment to being dynamic actors in society.
12 December 2018 at 10:03
Unions from three countries agreed to cooperate on organizing and collective bargaining in Austrian-owned leather companies in Croatia and Slovenia, at a seminar in Zagreb, Croatia, on 3-4 December 2018.
IndustriALL's Executive Committee calls for an end to protection contracts and stands up for union democracy
3 December 2018 at 15:48
At its meeting in Mexico City on 29 and 30 November, IndustriALL Global Union's Executive Committee called for an end to protection contracts in Mexico, took steps to protect union democracy against the growing number of neoliberal governments around the world, and undertook to continue to combat gender-based violence.
30 November 2018 at 15:48
Representatives from Goodyear unions in Germany, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, South Africa and the United States have shown their support for workers fired from the Goodyear plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and have agreed on joint actions to ensure they are reinstated.
28 November 2018 at 11:13
IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from around the world developed a plan to counter Tenaris and Ternium workers’ rights violations as the billionaire chairman of both companies was indicted in a bribery case.
21 November 2018 at 16:40
Strengthening social dialogue, unions and employer structures on a path towards industry-level collective bargaining and living wages in the Bulgarian garment and footwear industries, was the main message at a seminar on 14-15 November 2018 in Sofia, attended by 40 national and local-level union representatives, industry associations, major brands, key suppliers and the Deputy Minister of Economy.
20 November 2018 at 10:16
IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union met with Bulgarian affiliates in Sofia on 13 November to strengthen union power and enhance organizing strategies against a background of declining membership and growing hostility to unions in the country.