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Goodyear and Cooper Tire unions committed to solidarity

26 March, 2021More than two decades after the first meeting of the Goodyear global trade union network in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1999, unions working for the tyre multinational continue to demonstrate the benefits of mutual aid and practical solidarity.

Unions drive due diligence at EU level

11 March, 2021The European labour movement is driving the campaign for due diligence legislation at EU level.

IndustriALL, ITF and TUAC urge action on export credit to revive global economy

4 March, 2021Airline passenger demand fell 65 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year and the demand for commercial aerospace products have also fallen dramatically. As a result, hundreds of thousands of workers in the sectors have been laid off.  Export credit agency support is critical for restoring employment levels.

German unions win the argument on due diligence in supply chains

17 February, 2021German unions have argued for years that a law on due diligence in supply chains – Sorgfaltspflichten - is necessary. Now their arguments are being taken seriously, and a new law on due diligence in supply chains is expected to be passed before the elections in autumn 2021.

Alternative Mining Indaba discusses sustainable mining under Covid-19

15 February, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from Sub Saharan Africa were part of the 700 participants in the virtual 2021 Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) on 8-12 February, which discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on mineworkers, artisanal and small-scale miners, and mining affected communities.

Lifts and escalators workers commit to fight for their rights

10 February, 202175 workers and engineers, union activists and shop stewards from 20 countries from the lifts and escalators industry met online on 3 February.

World needs UN binding treaty to end corporate impunity

5 November, 2020Although recent negotiations have not brought the desired result due to obstruction by employers’ organizations and some governments, IndustriALL Global Union is committed to a UN binding instrument on business and human rights to end impunity for corporate human rights abuses.

HeidelbergCement network commits to fight back new challenges

13 October, 2020About 40 participants from unions affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) met online to discuss developments and challenges for employees of German building materials multinational HeidelbergCement.

IndustriALL raises questions ahead of Shell AGM

12 May, 2020Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell will hold a closed, online annual general meeting next week because of the coronavirus crisis. IndustriALL has submitted questions to the company on its treatment of contract workers in resource-rich developing countries.

Global dialogue gains traction in Berlin

12 November, 2019Representatives from 16 multinational companies and 14 trade unions from across the world met in Berlin on 8 November for IndustriALL Global Union’s conference on corporate social responsibility and labour relations.