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Workers locked out of Canadian aluminium smelter after negotiations break down

25 January, 2018More than a thousand members of United Steelworkers Local 9700 have been locked out of Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc (ABI), in Bécancour, Quebec, Canada.

Alcoa union network supports Italian workers’ fight against plant closure

6 September, 2012IndustriALL’s Alcoa global union network has pledged support to workers in Portovesme in Italy fighting for the future of their plant. Unions representing workers in the plant have been working around the clock to find ways to keep the workers’ jobs.

Unions at Alcoa to Hold Global Week of Action

4 September, 2013Unions around the world at Alcoa will hold a global week of action in mid-September. They will demand that the aluminum company provide fair wages, uphold high health and safety standards and respect workers’ fundamental right to organize into unions.

Australia: 1,600 Alcoa workers strike over job security

23 August, 2018Workers at five Alcoa sites in Western Australia have voted almost unanimously to take indefinite strike action after 20 months of negotiations with Alcoa failed to provide a guarantee of no forced redundancies.

Irresponsible aluminium: Alcoa escalates global attack on workers

2 November, 2018Alcoa has recently escalated its global attack on workers, contradicting the company’s claim that it produces aluminium responsibly.

Building Power in Alcoa

10 May, 2013Developing an action plan that increases the influence of workers in Alcoa, the world’s largest producer of primary Aluminum was the objective of the latest trade union network meeting in Pittsburgh.