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INTERVIEW: Marcio Pochmann

28 November, 2013In a world of precarious work and increased outsourcing, industrial policies are a way of protecting workers and their rights. According to Marcio Pochmann, economist, researcher and professor at UNICAMP (Campinas University) and president of the Instituto de Investigación Económica Aplicada

Shipbuilding and shipbreaking unions will focus on organizing Precarious Workers

20 November, 2013At IndustriALL Global Union’s Shipbuilding-shipbreaking Action group meeting on 12-14 November in Denmark, unions prioritized their activities on organizing and fighting precarious work and will start mapping Multinational Coorporation’s (MNC) in order to the possibilities of creating new trade union networks.

Materials unions intensify global solidarity

18 November, 2013Around 80 union delegates of 18 countries from all continents representing glass, cement and ceramics workers attended IndustriALL’s World Conference for the Materials Industries in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-13 November to discuss a wide range issues.

Regional commitment to sustainable industrial policy grows

16 October, 2013Following the discussion in Sub-Saharan Africa earlier this year, affiliates in South Asia and Latin America have met to develop their action plans to promote sustainable industrial policy.

IndustriALL Executive launches action on sustainable industrial policy

30 May, 2013IndustriALL Global Union’s Executive Committee on 29 May commits to a comprehensive action plan on sustainable industrial policy. The Committee also affiliates the first new independent union from Egypt.

Sustainable Industrial Policy launch

17 May, 2013IndustriALL is launching an ambitious initiative on Sustainable Industrial Policy which aims to stimulate debate and action among affiliates and so promote a union perspective on the key sustainability issues for industry.

African unions commit to prioritizing sustainable industrial development

30 April, 2013Meeting in Johannesburg on 23-24 April, 26 IndustriALL affiliates from 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa developed strategies to pressure their governments for progressive policies to promote industrialization and jobs.