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International Works Committee established at Indesit

29 November, 2012On 15 November unions and management of Italian-based producer of domestic appliances, Indesit, jointly established the Global Committee.

Moldova: IndustriALL final workshop of the training of trainers project

22 March, 2016On 15-16 March, the Labour Institute in Chisinau, Moldova, hosted the final workshop of the Training of Trainers project organized by IndustriALL Global Union and its French affiliate FO Metaux.

Governments debate steel crisis in China’s absence

3 December, 2015The OECD High Level Steel Committee held its latest meeting in Paris-France to discuss the current global steel crisis. Of the more than 140 participants from governments, industry and trade unions, there was one government missing at this critical time for the sector; China.

French National Assembly approves law on supply chain responsibility

1 December, 2016France has taken a step closer to adopting a law requiring companies to take greater responsibility for working conditions and environmental risks in their global supply chains.

Aerospace unions to confront anti-union campaigns

21 June, 2017The world’s most powerful aerospace unions met in Paris, France, for an IndustriALL Global Union network meeting on 19 and 20 June 2017. 

STMicroelectronics workers call for the company to invest in the future

25 May, 2016In the week leading up to STMicroelectronics’ annual general meeting (AGM) on 25 May, unions in France, Italy and Malaysia are protesting against the company’s financial strategy, as workers are being laid off despite an increasing workload.

French court orders Saint-Gobain to pay compensation to Oise workers

12 June, 2019The labour court of Compiegne, France issued a verdict on 3 June ordering Saint-Gobain to compensate 130 employees of its specialized glass manufacturing and processing factory in Thourotte in the department of Oise.

IndustriALL holds lively workshop in Ukraine

9 April, 2013IndustriALL Global Union and its French affiliate, FO Metaux, held a third workshop for Ukrainian union activists from the Metallurgical and Mining Industry Workers’ Union of Ukraine (MMIWU), also an IndustriALL affiliate, on 25-28 March in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Stop austerity for executive staff

24 January, 2013While the minimum wage went up by 2.3 per cent this year and the social security ceiling by 1.8 per cent, minimum salaries for engineers and executives in the metalworking industries in France continue to stagnate. They will not stop regressing until a plan running over a couple of years is put in place starting this year which raises minimum salaries by 3 per cent.

Workers at Nissan US fight for the right to organize

13 October, 2016French and US trade unions joined forces with IndustriALL and French parliamentarians on 12 October in Paris, to call on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to stop the anti-union practices at the Nissan plant, Canton, Mississippi.