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Continued union-busting by Deva Holding in Turkey

31 July, 2014As part of continuous union-busting, pharmaceutical company Deva Holding in Turkey, subsidiary of UK-based East Pharma, has fired eight workers since June, simply because they chose to join a union.

Mega merger in cement sector alarms workers

25 July, 2014As cement giants Holcim and Lafarge are merging, IndustriALL Global Union and the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers (EFBWW) met this week with the European Works Council (EWC) restricted committees from the two companies to discuss the situation.

IndustriALL builds presence in the Caribbean

6 December, 2016An IndustriALL Caribbean regional council has been created to strengthen ties between unions and IndustriALL's presence in the sub-region.

India - IndustriALL affiliates share organizing strategies

6 December, 2016IndustriALL South Asia office held a series of events in November 2016 to build union organizing initiatives and inform women trade union leaders on legal processes related to sexual harassment at the workplace. 

Tunisian textile and garment union sees strong growth

6 December, 2016An organizing campaign backed by IndustriALL Global Union in the textile and garment sector in the Middle East and North Africa is seeing strong results, with many unions reporting growth.

Rana Plaza victims’ compensation fund reaches US$30 million target

8 June, 2015IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union, two signatories to the Bangladesh Accord, welcome the news that the Rana Plaza Compensation Fund has finally reached its target.

Global network formed to fight anti-union behaviour at Huhtamäki

3 June, 2015Unions from Huhtamäki plants around the world met in Helsinki on 1 June to establish a global trade union network. There are currently a number of disputes between the employer and workers at Huhtamäki's packinging operations, in countries including India, Turkey, and the United States.

Georgia's growing union movement

25 June, 2015Georgia’s vibrant labour movement has grown in strength since 2012, and the country is a priority for IndustriALL Global Union when it comes trade union organizing. 

Moldova: training of trainers workshop

24 June, 2015On 16-18 June, the Labour Institute in Chisinau, Moldova, hosted the second workshop of the Training of Trainers project organized by IndustriALL Global Union and its French affiliate FO-Metaux.

Georgian workers demand justice

2 September, 2015After a destructive neo-liberal period in the 2000s, the new Georgian government has introduced some improvements on workers’ rights, but there is still a long road ahead. IndustriALL’s leadership recently visited the country to support the active campaigns of its three affiliates and the Georgian Trade Union Confederation (GTUC) on organizing, collective bargaining and health and safety.