STOP Precarious Work
On 7 October 2014, the World Day for Decent Work, IndustriALL Global Union called on affiliates to mobilize their members and join the global fight to STOP Precarious Work. Take a look at who took action on the World Day for Decent Work.
29 Jun 2015
East African unions have joined together to build stronger trade unions, fight against precarious work and advocate for better occupational health and safety in the region. On 5 June, the IndustriALL East Africa union building project, funded by Danish central organization LO-FTF, was launched in Tanzania.
18 Jun 2015
Changes in the world of work are challenging labour protection of workers, particularly those in temporary or precarious work. Last week, at the International Labour Conference in Geneva, the Committee on Social Protection presented conclusions to better respond to these deficits in the workplace.
18 May 2015
Deregulation and attacks against collective bargaining have contributed to a huge rise in global inequality. Harnessing union power for achieving industry level agreements is crucial in the fight for living wages and against precarious work.
12 May 2015
Around 200 delegates from some 40 countries representing chemical workers gathered in Hannover, Germany on 6 - 7 May. Participants at IndustriALL Global Union’s World Conference for the Chemical Industries debated challenges and identified responses of the unions.
30 Apr 2015
At Rio Tinto’s AGM in London on 16 April, Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh claimed that the company’s outsourcing strategy is all about responding to flexible market demands and accessing particular expertise. However, the global increase of the use of precarious labour at Rio Tinto in all regions of the world tells a different story.
28 Apr 2015
In support of IndustriALL’s Pakistani affiliate, PCEM, whose president Imran Ali was sacked by Syngenta for organizing, the global union, its Swiss affiliate Unia and civil society allies today demonstrated at the agrochemicals multinational’s AGM in Basel.
15 Apr 2015
On 15 April, the day before Rio Tinto’s AGM, IndustriALL Global Union organized a pre-AGM calling on investors to question the mining giant’s practices that expose the company and its stakeholders to financial, reputational, legal, human rights and operational risks.
14 Apr 2015
More than 80 delegates from 14 countries attended the second IndustriALL Global Union Latin America and Caribbean regional meeting on 9 April in Mexico. Participants agreed on a series of actions and strategies over the coming months to achieve their objectives.
31 Mar 2015
The Brazilian parliament will vote on a bill liberalizing outsourcing in the country on 7 April. On the same day, several IndustriALL affiliates jointly with their confederations centres plan a demonstration in the capital Brasilia to try to prevent the law from being adopted.