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Unpaid wages at Victoria’s Secret supplier in Thailand

28 June, 2021300 garment workers producing for lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret protested against unpaid wages and severance pay in front of Brilliant Alliance Thai Global Ltd. (BAT) in Thailand.

International Labour Conference calls for strong action on Covid recovery

24 June, 2021The pandemic is still wreaking havoc around the world with a devastating impact on democracy and the 109th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) ended with a global agreement on action for Covid recovery.

Malawi court rules in favour of compensation in sexual harassment case

24 June, 2021In a case that will embolden trade unions' campaign for the ratification of ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work, the Malawian High Court recently ruled in favour of compensation for sexual harassment and gender based violence at work.

ILO adopts resolution calling for a return to democracy in Myanmar

23 June, 2021After rejecting the credentials of the illegitimate military junta of Myanmar, the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted an important resolution on Myanmar, calling for the restoration of democracy and respect of human rights in the country.

Romania must live up to international labour standards

18 June, 2021The annual International Labour Conference (ILC) is currently under way in Geneva discussing, among other things, countries where national legislation actively supports the violation of fundamental labour rights. Romania is the only EU country on the ILO Committee on the Application of Standards’ (CAS) short list, containing 19 countries in total.

Unions address accountability as Glencore prepares to reopen Mutanda mine

17 June, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliates organizing at Mutanda Mine in Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo say preparations to open the mine in July are at an advanced stage with over 1,500 workers expected to report for work.

Kazakhstan must respect union rights

15 June, 2021For the fifth time, union rights violations in Kazakhstan were in focus at the ILO Committee on the Application of Standards during the International Labour Conference.

ILC focuses on Belarus’ systematic violation of trade union rights

8 June, 2021On 7 June, during the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference, Belarus was reviewed by the ILO Committee on the Application of Standards for its failure to comply with ILO Convention 87 on freedom of association.

BHP global network stands strong together

4 June, 2021One of the world’s largest mining companies consistently refuses to engage with the union, making IndustriALL’s global BHP network an important platform for action and solidarity.

Global union support for General Motors workers in Mexico

4 June, 2021Mexican union federation FESIIAAAN held a press conference with representatives of IndustriALL and unions in Brazil, Canada and the US, showing support for General Motors (GM) workers in Mexico, who are fighting for a new collective employment agreement that is not an employer protection contract.