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Sappi union network launched

19 June, 2013On 3-5 June 2013 trade union representatives of workers employed by the Sappi company met in Johannesburg, where the company has its headquarters, with the aim to create a trade union network at the pulp and paper multinational.

IndustriALL takes fight to Glencore in London

1 December, 2017IndustriALL took its global campaign against Glencore to the London Mines and Money conference where it was joined by a broad coalition protesting Glencore’s abuses of workers, communities and the environment.

IndustriALL holds workshops across Kyrgyzstan

10 May, 2016IndustriALL Global Union and its affiliate, the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK), held a series of workshops for around 80 union members in different regions of Kyrgyzstan during the last week of April. Organizing and the ways to strengthen solidarity in the trade union were the main themes.

Union mission to Turkey to support workers

31 March, 2017“All barriers before fundamental rights and union organizing in our country must be lifted,” said Turkish unions during a joint meeting with around 50 union leaders from 19 Turkish affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union, on 20 March in Ankara.

EU must hold Bangladesh to account over labour violations

10 May, 2017Global trade unions are demanding the European Union holds Bangladesh to account over labour violations ahead of a key meeting to evaluate the Bangladesh Sustainability Compact on 18 May in Dhaka. 

Philippine pharmaceutical unions to increase cooperation

14 June, 201711 union leaders in eight pharmaceutical companies operating in the Philippines met for a one-day strategic meeting on 24 May in Manila, to exchange information and launch a discussion on future coordination through network building.

G20 leaders can no longer ignore inequality

7 July, 2017As police clashed with protestors ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, which begins today, the discontent felt by many with the current model of globalization is all too clear. 

Union building project brings recruitment boost in India

22 February, 2017Since 2014 IndustriALL affiliates in India have organized more than 63,000 new members, including a large number of precarious workers.

IndustriALL celebrates 5 years

20 June, 2017Five years since its founding Congress in Copenhagen, IndustriALL Global Union has kept its promise to be a campaigning organization becoming a powerful force in fighting for workers’ rights and social justice worldwide. 

Women’s issues are union issues

18 July, 2017Following debates about the urgent need to increase women’s representation in unions during the IndustriALL Women’s Committee in Geneva in April, a workshop was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Women organizers and gender directors exchanged experiences and strategies to increase women’s representation and power in union structures.