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GERMANY ACTIONS

27 September, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP precarious Work

Germany’s IG BCE and chemical employers call for just transition

27 September, 2012IndustriALL’s German affiliate IG BCE has issued a joint policy paper with employer associations regarding the effects of the energy transition in Germany on the chemicals industry.

IG Metall commits to strengthen global agreements

15 June, 2015Some fifty union leaders and works council representatives of IndustriALL Global Union’s German affiliate IG Metall deeply discussed to make an evaluation over the existing global framework agreements (GFAs) that their union took the lead in negotiation and implementation.

IG Metall Coastal Region demands that Germany’s federal government ratify the Hong Kong Convention

10 September, 2015The IG Metall Coastal region lodged its firm support for German ratification of the Hong Kong Convention.

Global May Day celebrations

2 May, 2014On May Day, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates around the world celebrated the international workers' day.

IndustriALL and global brands take ACT to G20

19 May, 2017ACT, IndustriALL’s initiative with global brands to achieve living wages in garment supply chains, was presented as a model for sustainable global supply chains at this year’s G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting, held in Germany. 

Bosch World Works Council addresses worker concerns

20 April, 2016Unions raised their voice at Bosch through the company’s World Works Council on 12-14 April, in Abstatt, Germany.

IndustriALL and Esprit commit to working together to improve workers’ rights

6 August, 2018IndustriALL Global Union has signed a global framework agreement with multinational fashion brand, Esprit, committing to respect, protect and champion the human rights of workers in its supply chain.

German union IG BCE secures guarantees as Bayer set to slash jobs

13 December, 2018IndustriALL Global Union’s German affiliate, IG BCE, has signed a joint declaration with Bayer in Germany, providing protection for workers against dismissal until the end of 2025. The pharmaceutical giant is set to cut around 12,000 jobs worldwide. 

Germany bids farewell to hard coal after 200 years

29 December, 2018Having played a key role in the development of Germany’s industry, mine workers together bid an emotional good-bye to hard coal extraction at the country’s last operational coal mine in Bottrop on 21 December.