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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

IndustriALL signs Global Framework Agreement with Safran

18 October, 2017Today, IndustriALL, together with affiliates from French union federations CFE-CGC, CFDT, CGT and CGT-FO,  signed a global framework agreement with aerospace company Safran on working conditions, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

French cosmetics brand Yves Rocher dismisses 100+ union members

24 May, 2018Since April, Yves Rocher has dismissed a total of 115 workers at their Turkish subsidiary Kosan Kozmetik Pazarlama ve Ticaret AS for exercising their fundamental right to join a union.

Sanofi global union network calls to reignite genuine dialogue

23 November, 2018Some 50 trade union and employee representatives from the worldwide operations of Sanofi, the French-based pharmaceutical company, met in Paris on 22 November to discuss the reorganization of the company’s global business units and labour relations developments worldwide, and strengthening the global union network.