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IndustriALL, ITF and TUAC urge action on export credit to revive global economy

4 March, 2021Airline passenger demand fell 65 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year and the demand for commercial aerospace products have also fallen dramatically. As a result, hundreds of thousands of workers in the sectors have been laid off.  Export credit agency support is critical for restoring employment levels.

We want decent jobs in Sub Saharan Africa

3 March, 2021Report confirms unions in Sub Saharan Africa want sustainable investments in the auto industry that create decent jobs, reduce unemployment and inequality, and contribute towards ending poverty.

Ford workers in Brazil seek alternative ways to protect jobs

22 February, 2021Ford workers are looking for alternative ways to protect their jobs and have agreed to begin talks with the US carmaker’s global management team. They are also looking into the possibility of introducing a bill to nationalize Ford’s operations in Brazil.

Unions in Peru take action for a fair and sustainable textile industry

20 January, 2021In December, the Federation of textile workers of Peru (FNTTP) delivered a document called "Platform for a claim for a fair and sustainable textile and clothing industry” to the Labor and social security commission.

Trade and industrial policy: implications for development and international labour standards

12 January, 2021As part of implementing the action plan on trade adopted at the Executive Committee meeting in Mexico, November 2018, IndustriALL is publishing a study, capturing the interplay between trade and industrial policies and its implications for the development and labour standards. 

Reindustrializing Latin America and the Caribbean

11 December, 2020On 8 December, more than 150 union leaders from the base metal, energy and automotive sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean completed a series of seminars and working groups as part of a project run by IndustriALL and Union to Union.

Hitachi-ABB power grids workers strike for future of the plant

3 December, 2020In response to ABB Power Grids’ unilateral decision to close the Hanau plant in Germany, 350 workers went on strike on 3 December.

African unions united for Africa Industrialization campaign

26 November, 2020IndustriALL Global Union’s African affiliates intensify their campaign for African industrialization on 20 November, the day designated by the United Nations. A webinar attended by 60 participants from 16 countries was the latest step after a series of actions taken throughout the year, notably recent national industrialization conferences in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.

Union federations create IndustriALL Brazil

19 November, 2020Union federations CUT and Força Sindical have joined forces to create IndustriALL Brazil, bringing together 10 million workers from different manufacturing sectors.

Uganda unions engage social partners on African industrialization strategies

12 November, 2020IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda are hosting national conferences to discuss African industrialization strategies. This is part of African Industrialization Week, 17-20 November.