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Sit-in in support of Maruti Suzuki workers

30 May, 2013On 27 May members of Indian unions staged protest action to render their support to Maruti Suzuki workers.

32,000 Indian steel workers organized since 2010

14 March, 2013Through IndustriALL Global Union’s organizing project known as “More members, fewer unions” two Indian affiliates, the INMF and SMEFI, organized over 32,000 new members between 2010 and 2012.

Indian contract workers join mining unions

22 February, 2013On 20-21February, Indian trade union members joined a massive general strike calling, among other demands, for an end to contracting out of permanent work. One of the participating unions, the Indian National Mineworkers’ Federation (INMF) has been developing a specific and systematic organizing campaign for workers in precarious employment. Since 2002, INMF has already organized 66,869 precarious workers.

General strike brings India to a standstill

21 February, 2013The historic two days general strike called by Indian central trade unions on 20 and 21 February received unprecedented support among workers across India affecting all vital sectors bringing life to a standstill.

Five cement workers killed at Ambuja-Holcim in India

1 February, 2013IndustriALL Global Union affiliated cement contract workers trade union PCSS in India reported a deadly accident on 31 January that killed five workers in Bhatapara, Chhattisgarh India.

Millions march against violence against women in India

22 January, 2013In a historical protest against sexual violence against women hundreds of thousands of angry women and men spontaneously gathered in the streets in India, following the brutal 16 December gang rape and murder of a 23 year old student in Delhi.

Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai India workers get solidarity message from UAW

30 November, 2012Last week the UAW sent solidarity messages to the Maruti Suzuki Workers’ Union (MSWU) and Hyundai Motors India Employees Union (HMIEU) in support of their struggle for genuine trade union rights.

Strike called off at Hyundai Motor in India

22 November, 2012The strike at Hyundai Motor India, in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu state, India was called off on 8 November 2012 upon an agreement reached between the union and Hyundai management.

Hyundai Motor India workers on strike

1 November, 2012Hyundai Motor India workers launched their 4th strike action on 30 October 2012 demanding the reinstatement of remaining 27 workers who were dismissed in 2008, recognition of Hyundai Motor India Employees’ Union (HMIEU) and renegotiation of wage agreement.

Long struggle brings lasting compensation to families of shipbreaking workers in Alang

11 October, 2012A three-year struggle by IndustriALL and its affiliates in India results in families of deceased shipbreaking workers receiving compensation and the further strengthening of the union in the shipbreaking yards in Alang.