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Russia: Court rules to dissolve ITUWA

16 January, 2018IndustriALL Global Union strongly contests a court verdict to dissolve its Russian affiliate, the Interregional Trade Union Workers’ Association (ITUWA) for their alleged involvement in political activities and international work.

Unions unite to defend workers’ rights

4 October, 2018Over 80 delegates representing 40 IndustriALL affiliates from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) met on 1 - 3 October in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss effective trade union response against the challenges in the regions.

Unions prepare campaign to keep Ford factories in Russia

21 March, 2019Ford union representatives and their national and international colleagues spent two days debating possible ways of safeguarding jobs at the Ford Sollers joint venture in Russia, and their response to the potential closure of other Ford plants, after the company announced a review of  its strategy in the country.

Russian unions getting ready to merge

17 March, 2015Six Russian trade unions are planning to merge, bringing together one million workers in a move that will help to increase union power and opportunities.

Russian autoworkers celebrate victory at Antolin

22 October, 2013IndustriALL congratulates its Russian affiliate Interregional Trade Union of Autoworkers (ITUA) with a victory through a successful strike at auto part producer Antolin plant in St. Petersburg.

Russian unions fight to save Ford plant

19 February, 2019Workers fear that the Ford-Sollers plant in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region, Russia, will close, at a cost of more than 1,000 jobs. Their trade unions have launched a campaign against the closure of the plant and called for support from global allies.

Energy unions demand Just Transition at world conference

26 July, 2018Energy trade unions from 50 countries are united in demanding a Just Transition to protect the rights and living standards of workers as the energy industry experiences massive change.

Russian autoworkers seek compensation for harmful labour

15 May, 2017IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Interregional Trade Union "Workers Association" (ITUWA) has initiated mass lawsuits by employees against the management of the company AvtoVAZ. 180 workers are seeking financial compensation for harmful working conditions,which was not paid for several years.

New collective agreement at Volkswagen in Russia

14 March, 2017Three months of intensive collective bargaining at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga in Russia resulted in a renegotiated collective agreement at the end of February 2017.

Russia: 36 workers killed in mine tragedy

1 March, 201636 people, including rescue personnel, have been killed by three explosions on 25 and 28 February, at the Severnaya coalmine in Vorkuta, Russia.