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Unions call on BHP to respect health and safety

27 August, 2020IndustriALL’s BHP network is urging the company to respect the right to occupational health and safety at all its global operations during the Covid-19 crisis.

Haiti’s garment workers fighting for their livelihoods

27 August, 2020Tensions are rising in Haiti’s garment industry, where IndustriALL affiliate GOSTTRA reports that workers are struggling to survive in the midst of a deepening Covid-19 crisis.

Lesotho union demands overtime payment from Gem Diamonds

27 August, 2020With the diamond mines in Lesotho building a reputation for unearthing gem diamonds, unions are saying mineworkers should also benefit from the millions of dollars that the diamonds are fetching on the global market.

Unions campaign for Covid-19 awareness in Zimbabwe

27 August, 2020With more Covid-19 cases being reported in the mines, Zimbabwean unions are carrying out awareness campaigns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus amongst mineworkers.

Negotiating safety and health in Asia Pacific's rubber sector

27 August, 2020IndustriALL Global Union’s Asia Pacific rubber sector affiliates have constantly negotiated with employers to implement safety and health measures during the Covid-19 pandemic.

G20: Global unions call for urgent and comprehensive action on jobs, recovery and resilience

25 August, 2020Together with the international trade union movement, IndustriALL is calling on the G20 governments to act urgently and decisively to protect and promote employment as the world faces continuing destruction of jobs and economic activity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sintracarbón backs strike call at Cerrejón

24 August, 2020Colombian union Sintracarbón has called for a strike at the Cerrejón mine, rejecting the new shift system which would eliminate 1,200 jobs, and the loss of benefits.  It also denounces the increase in Covid-19 infections in the company.

Vaccine manufacture must provide good jobs and medicine security

20 August, 2020IndustriALL Global Union’s UK affiliate, Unite, is fighting to ensure that the manufacture of the Covid-19 vaccine creates sustainable, quality jobs and an adequate supply of the vaccine for all.

Multinationals must take responsibility for supply chain workers in the pandemic

20 August, 2020IndustriALL General Secretary writes for SwissInfo, part of of Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR.

Covid-19 has made workers’ health and safety a priority in Mozambique

18 August, 2020With the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of occupational health and safety has returned to the union priority list, and the role of health and safety reps is being re-emphasized.