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United Turkish metalworkers achieve wage increase

3 February, 2020Through unity, determination and concerted action, the three unions reached a collective bargaining victory for around 130.000 of its members.

Dutch trade unionist wins case against Shell/NAM

2 March, 2017FNV executive member Bob van Luijk has won an unfair dismissal case against Shell/NAM.

Australia: CFMEU wins Just Transition for Hazelwood power station workers

15 March, 2017The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has won a Just Transition deal for workers at the Hazelwood power station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Turkish glass workers win large increase after unprecedented action

12 June, 2017Glass workers at Şişecam factories in Turkey have signed a collective agreement that includes a good wage increase after staging work-ins at nine factories.

IndustriALL and Inditex celebrate 10th anniversary of GFA

4 October, 2017Today, in a joint event, Inditex and IndustriALL Global Union, which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries, celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Global Framework Agreement, signed to protect and promote labour conditions throughout Inditex’s entire supply chain. 

Belarusian trade union leader freed

4 October, 2017Ihar Komlik was released on 2 October 2017 after making a written undertaking not to leave the country. A trade union leader and chief accountant of the Belarusian Radio and Electronics Industry Workers’ Union (REP), an affiliate of IndustriALL, Komlik has been in custody for two months since 2 August. The criminal investigation against him and Gennady Fedynich continues.

Collie workers’ six-month strike ends in victory

21 February, 2018After 180 days of strike action and over two years of contract negotiations, Griffin Coal workers in Collie, Western Australia, have returned to work.

Victory as strike ends at Rio Tinto QMM in Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar

14 March, 2018Workers at Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) operations downed tools twice in five days over management’s violation of their collective bargaining agreement relative to salary increases.  About 320 permanent workers out of 480 went out strike on 8 March.

Pakistan: Shipbreaking workers win union rights

2 May, 2018In a significant achievement, workers at so called re-rolling mills near Pakistan's Gadani ship-breaking yard have received union registration and are now formally recognised as a collecive bargaining agent.

Victory for metalworkers in Turkey

24 January, 2017Strike action by over 2,000 workers in Turkey has paid off as IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Birleşik Metal İş, wins a major victory in securing a better deal for metalworkers.