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Union fights for safety after 5 killed in Indian shipyard

23 July, 2014IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, ASSRGWA, which represents workers at the world’s largest shipbreaking yard in India, has organized a mass meeting of safety inspectors following a fatal accident at the site last month.

India - IndustriALL affiliates share organizing strategies

6 December, 2016IndustriALL South Asia office held a series of events in November 2016 to build union organizing initiatives and inform women trade union leaders on legal processes related to sexual harassment at the workplace. 

SWU wins better conditions for Siemens India workers.

8 December, 2016Siemens Workers' Union (SWU) has signed a wage settlement agreement with Siemens Ltd for workers employed at the transformer unit of the company factory in Thane, India.

Japan: expedited ratification of Hong Kong Convention

23 June, 2015After a meeting in June between unions and the responsible government ministry, Japan has committed to expediting the ratification of the Hong Kong Convention.

Unions unite for all India protest against anti-worker policies

11 March, 2016On March 10, Indian central trade unions joined forces to call on the government to return to the negotiating table and respond to their 12 point charter.

Indian unions to intensify organizing in textile and garment sector

20 May, 2016IndustriALL affiliates in India discussed strategies and shared experiences of organizing precarious workers in the textile, garment and leather sector, in a union building workshop on 4-5 May 2016 in Bangalore.

Union building project brings recruitment boost in India

22 February, 2017Since 2014 IndustriALL affiliates in India have organized more than 63,000 new members, including a large number of precarious workers.

India: trade unions call for equal pay for equal work

1 March, 2017IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Working People Trade Union Congress (WPTUC) along with central trade unions in India organized a mass meeting in Chennai on 23 February to protest against precarious work and demand equal pay for equal work.

India: Bajaj Auto workers take action against management delaying tactics

31 January, 2018Protesting against unfair terminations and the intransigence of the Bajaj Auto management in collective bargaining negotiations, the union launched an indefinite hunger strike on 29 January in Pune.

Cement union in India fights for contract workers’ wages

25 January, 2018IndustriALL Indian affiliate Chanda Cement Works Employees Union have signed a wage agreement covering over 1,000 contract workers at a Lafarge Holcim plant.