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IndustriALL in solidarity with Arauco workers in Argentina

13 August, 2015Following dismissals and arrests at the hands of Arauco Argentina, workers from the SOEP trade union are demanding the reinstatement of their colleagues and better working conditions. IndustriALL Global Union supports the fight for their rights. 

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.

Thousands of workers rally for new wage in Indonesia

3 September, 2015Around 35,000 workers took to the streets of Jakarta on 1 September to demand a new minimum wage for 2016 and improved labour laws. Indonesia’s main trade union centres, KSPI, KSPSI, and KSBSI are asking that the government increase their efforts to protect the interests of the people.

Fashion’s True Cost is at workers’ expense

1 June, 2015The latest exposé of the global fashion industry ‘The True Cost’, released on 29 May, once again shines the spotlight on the appalling conditions faced by the workers that produce our clothes.

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.

Finland - demonstrations to counter government attack on collective bargaining

15 September, 2015Three Finnish confederations of workers, SAK, STTK and AKAVA, have decided to organize a mass demonstration on 18 September to protest against measures proposed by the Finnish government.

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.

Inditex supplier unions meet in Hanoi to boost industrial relations

13 October, 2017Thirty-three trade union leaders from Inditex supplier garment factory unions gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam from 6-7 October, for the second annual meeting to review their network’s activities for 2017, exchange best practices and set the agenda for 2018.