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North American workers mobilize for a NAFTA agreement taking their needs into account

2 October, 2017Canadian union Unifor is continuing its efforts to ensure that Mexico improves labour standards and that, together with Canada and the United States, it manages to negotiate a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ensuring equal conditions for workers.

Brazil – mining flood destroys everything in its way

24 November, 2015IndustriALL offers its solidarity to the residents and workers of Mariana, Brazil, victims of the environmental disaster caused by the collapse of a dam at a mine owned by Samarco Mineração S.A. The tide of toxic sludge has killed nine people, flora and fauna, and 19 people are still missing. 

Rio+20: The Future They Want

5 July, 2012Rio+20 fails to be the world's promised "once in a generation opportunity" to address poverty and environmental degradation.

Rio+20 fails to deliver

5 July, 2012The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which took place from 20 to 22 June 2012, was meant to be a turning-point in the world's efforts to address poverty and environmental degradation.

Workers strike at South African solar plant

15 March, 2018Ninety members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) from Abengoa Solar’s power plant in the Northern Cape are on strike to demand higher wages and benefits.

COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 1 Monday 7 November 2016

8 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) opened on 7 November in Marrakesh, Morocco.

IndustriALL makes joint declaration demanding Just Transition at COP24

3 December, 2018IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union have issued a joint declaration demanding a Just Transition for workers as the world’s nations meet for the United Nations climate change summit in Katowice, Poland – COP 24.

Winning a Just Transition to a sustainable economy

29 March, 2016IndustriALL Global Union, the ITUC and the US trade union congress, AFL-CIO, met in Washington DC from 23-24 March to discuss how the global labour movement will tackle policy pressures resulting from the Paris Agreement reached at the COP21 climate summit last December. 

COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 2 Tuesday 8 November 2016

9 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from day two of the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), 8 November in Marrakesh, Morocco.

COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 4 Thursday 10 November 2016

11 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from day four of the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), 10 November in Marrakesh, Morocco.