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Georgia: Mineworkers fight against severe union-busting

12 February, 2015The management of RMG Copper and RMG Gold, mining enterprises located in Kazreti, Georgia, began a fight against the Trade Union of Metallurgy, Mining and Chemical Industry Workers of Georgia (TUMMCIWG), an affiliate of IndustriALL. As a result of the union busting, 120 workers have withdrawn from the union within the last few days.

Energy workers in Georgia campaign for respect and decent salaries

9 April, 2019IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Georgian Trade Union of Energy Workers, has launched a campaign for respect and better working conditions for its members at the country's largest power generator and distributor Energo Pro Georgia.

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. 

Georgia: Union victory after month-long glass strike

14 March, 2016A month-long strike of 170 workers that paralyzed operations at the Ksani glass container factory in Georgia ended on 5 March after tough 12-hour negotiations between the union and management.  

Georgia Actions

14 October, 2013In conjunction with the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7 October 2013, Trade Union of Metallurgy, Mining and Chemical Industry Workers of Georgia mobilized the local trade union members at the entrance of the metallurgical factory of GTM Group and held a protest action in village Argveta, Zestafoni, Georgia.

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.

Authorities violently disperse chemical workers in Georgia

3 February, 2017Workers protesting against their illegal dismissals at the fertilizer plant Rustavi Azot in Georgia suffered broken ribs and other injuries after they were violently removed from the company building by police.

Georgian workers beaten by security guard

11 October, 2017More than 200 workers at a windows and doors manufacturing company in Tbilisi, Georgia, have achieved justice after suffering violence and pressure from the employer and the police. 

Union busting continues at Rustavi Azot in Georgia

28 October, 2017Workers at the Rustavi Azot fertilizer plant in Georgia are being persecuted and forced to leave the union. 

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.