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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.

Together we can STOP Precarious Work

14 June, 2013In conjunction with the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7 October 2013, IndustriALL Global Union is once again calling on all affiliates to mobilize their members to STOP Precarious Work.

Unions plan to take global action on 7 October

29 August, 2013October 7 is fast approaching and already many IndustriALL Global Union affiliates are preparing to take action in support of the global IndustriALL campaign to STOP Precarious Work.

Unprotected strike at Mercedes-Benz South Africa

28 May, 2013A three day unprotected strike ended at Mercedes Benz with workers returning to work while the Numsa takes up their issues through negotiations.

Thai unions make a big step towards unity

10 September, 2013Since the formation of IndustriALL Global Union, IndustriALL affiliates in Thailand have jointly started a series of discussions to strengthen the Thai union movement, in an effort to unite the Thai labour movement and fight precarious work in all its forms.

Indonesian IndustriALL Council Creates Women's Committee

24 September, 2013On 22 September 2013 the IndustriALL Council created a women's committee in Jakarta. The women took the opportunity to plan their activity on 7 October where they intend to go to the Ministry of Manpower with a delegation of 100 women to demand decent work and to demand that more attention be paid to women's issues.

Brazil Actions

9 October, 2013About 1,500 workers marched down Avenida Paulista on 7 October in an event organized by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and joined by the trade union centrals, including CUT and Força Sindical, to which IndustriALL affiliates belong.

Precarious Work in Rio Tinto Operation in Madagascar

21 October, 2013Members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Fédération des Syndicats des Travailleurs de l’Energie et des Mines (FISEMA), at Rio Tinto operations at Fort-Dauphin distributed flyers on 7 October to mark the World Day for Decent Work and their current struggle concerning the settlement of the mass dismissals in the plant.

Mexico Actions

16 October, 2013On 8 and 9 October in Mexico City, protests were held in the framework of the World Day for Decent Work, outside the corporate headquarters of Grupo Modelo AB IN-BEV, showing the struggle of worker

Japan Actions

31 October, 2013This year the Japan Council of Metalworkers' Unions -JCM took action for the worldwide campaign to Stop Precarious Work on 25 October in Tokyo.  Members of JCM including