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Progress made towards an ILO standard on global supply chains

15 June, 2016Meeting in Geneva at the 2016 International Labour Conference (ILC), the Committee on decent work in global supply chains, comprising representatives of workers, employers and governments, debated what the ILO must do to address labour rights deficits in the supply chains of multinational companies.

Young workers discuss Chilean IndustriALL union policies

21 June, 2016Young workers affiliated to IndustriALL unions in Chile met to discuss union policies at a seminar in Santiago on 2 and 3 June.

IndustriALL affiliates ready to tackle minimum wage in Uganda

31 August, 2016The last time the Ugandan government revised the minimum wage was in 1984. Since then attempts to increase or table the revision of the minimum wage from US$1.75 per month (UGX6000) have remained fruitless.

Los Mineros fight against layoffs at PKC and Teksid Mexico

25 August, 2016500 redundancies in Arneses y Accesorios PKC Group, and 100 in Teksid: this is the current situation faced by workers in Mexico. Members of Los Mineros, an affiliate of IndustriALL, are struggling to get reinstated and put end to anti-union practices.

Historic ceasefire in Colombia

31 August, 2016A bilateral and definitive ceasefire agreed by the Colombian government and the FARC will bring peace to the country after 50 years of violence.

Indian trade unions call general strike

1 September, 2016Trade unions in India will take part in a nationwide general strike on 2 September against the government’s anti-worker policies.

Another mining accident in Chile shows need to ratify ILO C176

1 November, 2016Another fatal mining accident in Chile stresses the need for the government to ratify ILO Convention 176, on health and safety in mines.

Georgia: union takes BP to court over alleged discrimination

28 October, 2016The Pipeline Union deputy chair has taken a case against BP to the civil court of Georgia.

IndustriALL auto unions prepare for future of change

17 November, 2016Some 125 trade unionists from 30 countries met in Munich, Germany for IndustriALL Global Union’s Auto World Conference this week, setting out a new action plan as the industry undergoes unprecedented change.  

Support the Korea general strike for workers’ rights!

17 November, 2016Struggling against the government’s attacks on labour rights, unions in South Korean are holding a general strike for workers’ rights on 30 November. IndustriALL is calling for global days of action to support the unions’ fight.