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Precarious work behind declining US manufacturing wages

1 December, 2014A new study by the US National Employment Law Project, supported by US unions, shows that wages for manufacturing workers are significantly lower for the same jobs than they were in the past.

Women’s dire working conditions brought to light at IndustriALL ICT conference

30 June, 2015At IndustriALL Global Union’s World Conference of the ICT, Electrical and Electronics Sectors held in June 2015, women’s working conditions were highlighted among other important subjects.

Contract labour - a threat to Indian Society

30 June, 2015There were shocking revelations about the situation for the many temporary contract workers in the Indian State of Maharashtra at an IndustriALL Global Union workshop held in the city of Pune this month. 

East African unions join forces to tackle common issues

29 June, 2015East 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.

Historic union victory in Turkish tyre industry

8 January, 2015After a long struggle, IndustriALL Global Union Turkish affiliate Lastik-Is, representing tyre workers in the country, has persuaded two multinational tyre manufacturers to end out-sourcing of staff and put a total of 1,200 contracted workers on the payroll. 

ThyssenKrupp imposes cuts at the expense of the weak at AST Terni

26 February, 2015The Italian trade unions CGIL, CISL and UIL are ready to start a labour dispute in Umbria, Italy at ThyssenKrupp’s Terni facility if the company continues its policy of marginalizing the most vulnerable temporary workforce.

Turkey: Remarkable achievement for precarious textile workers

21 January, 2015IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate DISK-Tekstil has achieved an unprecedented step forward at Greif Enterprises, an American packaging company, by making more than 1,200 contract workers permanent through an agreement between the union and the company.

Light the Flame for workers’ rights!

27 July, 2012The Olympic games commence today and IndustriALL Global Union is calling on all affiliates to take part in a Play Fair e-action to light the flame for workers’ rights.

Philippines union movement fights against precarious work

2 August, 201216 trade unions in the Philippines representing textile, garment, metal, auto, electronics, cement and mining industries joined hands to develop an Action Plan against Contract and Agency Labour/Precarious Employment in July.

STOP Precarious Work Materials

20 June, 2012Download posters and Leaflets for the STOP Precarious Work campaign here