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Defining a labour strategy towards the garment industry

27 November, 2014A strong participation by IndustriALL affiliates at the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) Global Forum helped shape the future direction of the global network.

PROFILE: Putting her life on the line for workers

2 December, 2014Mexican human rights lawyer, Alejandra Ancheita, has faced death threats and a personal smear campaign in defending the rights of workers, indigenous communities and migrants.

Indian Maruti Suzuki workers fight on

22 July, 2013Mass rallies are being conducted in solidarity with the jailed 147 Maruti Suzuki workers in Manesar, India. Local Haryana government deployed 1,000 police to outnumber 500 peaceful protesters on 18 July.

Bangladesh workers must continue to wait for full compensation

12 September, 2013Eleven brands join discussions on compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory disasters. Other key brands turn their back on workers' plight. Some advance payments agreed.

U.S. workers protest against closure of GE plant

16 October, 2013Workers of the General Electric plant in Fort Edward, NY joined by union members and local communities announce a rally planned for Friday 18 October to protest against closure of their plant.

Observer mission highlights irregularities in Honduran elections

28 November, 2013‘Possession is nine tenths of the law’ is an expression that nicely sums up the approach of the Honduran ruling elite in the elections on 24 November. It was this strategy that allowed the ruling party to thwart the aspirations of millions of Hondurans who participated in Sunday’s elections believing that for the first time they had a real choice of political parties to choose between.

International labour movement campaigns for oil workers in Kazakhstan

12 December, 2013On 10 December, Human Rights Day, national and global union organizations together with the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia and web resource LabourStart launched a campaign for release of seven oil workers held in custody since 2012.

Negligence and a lack of security at the La Platosa mine leaves two workers dead

23 January, 2014On Thursday 9 January, a cable in a pool of water caused a short circuit inside the La Platosa mine owned by Excellon Resources in Mexico. This negligence left two workers dead and three with serious injuries from the burns they received.

India - 2000 protestors march to free jailed Maruti Suzuki workers

3 February, 2014More than 2000 demonstrators took to the streets in New Delhi on Friday to demand the release of 147 Maruti Suzuki workers arrested in July 2012.

Colombia: trade union activist Francisco Ramirez Cuellar must be kept safe!

27 October, 2015Francisco Ramirez Cuellar is a Colombian trade union leader under serious threat from paramilitary groups in the country because of his trade union activism. IndustriALL is taking action and demanding that his life be protected.