STOP Precarious Work
On 7 October 2013, the World Day for Decent Work, IndustriALL Global Union is calling on all its affiliates to mobilize their members and join the global fight to STOP Precarious Work.
Unions are pushing against this tide by organizing precarious workers, fighting laws that expand precarious work and mobilizing in support of secure employment with good pay and working conditions.
5 December 2013 at 11:47
The second issue of IndustriALL Global Union’s journal, “Global Worker”, was launched this week at the 4-5 December IndustriALL Executive Committee meeting in Geneva. Sign up to receive copies of the journal or view online.
28 November 2013 at 10:55
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh is a historic breakthrough covering more than 2 million garment workers. Breaking from failed corporate-led social auditing of the past, under the Accord trade unions and multinational companies are working together to improve the precarious situation of garment workers in Bangladesh.
22 November 2013 at 11:26
The five recognized Indian trade union centers operating in the coal industry have reached an agreement on the wage of contract workers engaged in mining activities in the state-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries on 18 February of this year. Campaigns are taking place to ensure that this agreement is implemented and respected.
20 November 2013 at 15:58
At IndustriALL Global Union’s Shipbuilding-shipbreaking Action group meeting on 12-14 November in Denmark, unions prioritized their activities on organizing and fighting precarious work and will start mapping Multinational Coorporation’s (MNC) in order to the possibilities of creating new trade union networks.
18 November 2013 at 15:24
Around 80 union delegates of 18 countries from all continents representing glass, cement and ceramics workers attended IndustriALL’s World Conference for the Materials Industries in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-13 November to discuss a wide range issues.
5 November 2013 at 10:28
One of Peru’s largest and most profitable textile and clothing companies, Hilandería de Algodón Peruana (Hialpesa) called in the police on Monday to prevent union members from entering the factory after they refused to take part in the charade of signing sham employment contracts.
31 October 2013 at 15:51
IndustriALL affiliate in Sri Lanka, The Free Trade Zones & General Services Employees' Union (FTZ&GSEU) launched its campaign against precarious work in a number of factories and workplaces on 2 October in alliance with 14 other private and public sector trade unions.
25 October 2013 at 10:07
The Siemens Employee Federation (SEF) will set up 3 year project to make efforts on organizing all workers working directly or indirectly for the Siemens in India to ensure the same equal rights and working conditions as the permanent workers.
21 October 2013 at 15:53
Members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Fédération des Syndicats des Travailleurs de l’Energie et des Mines (FISEMA), at Rio Tinto operations at Fort-Dauphin distributed flyers on 7 October to mark the World Day for Decent Work and their current struggle concerning the settlement of the mass dismissals in the plant.
16 October 2013 at 15:29
On 8 and 9 October in Mexico City, protests were held in the framework of the World Day for Decent Work, outside the corporate headquarters of Grupo Modelo AB IN-BEV, showing the struggle of workers and the union's strength on the demands to reinstate workers since 2008.
15 October 2013 at 15:36
Affiliates in Russia took part in pickets, rallies, and conferences on 7 October. Unions affiliated to the Federation of Independent Unions of Russia (FNPR) took action in such cities as Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Volgograd, Vologda, Orel, and many others.
15 October 2013 at 14:59
On 7 October, for the World Day for Decent Work, IndustriALL affiliate, the Independent Trade Union of Metalworkers of Kosovo (SPMK) and the Independent Trade Union of Energy of Kosovain (SPEK) in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation – Prishtina Office, organized a round table
15 October 2013 at 10:35
The Colombian National Centres CUT, CTC and CGT, called actions and rallies on 7 October to mark the World Day for Decent Work, workers from the Workers’ Trade Union attended with the IndustriALL flag and banners. In Bogotá, a protest took place in front of the Labour Ministry, carrera 14 No.