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Coal mining unions demand Just Transition

15 October, 2018IndustriALL Global Union’s network of coal mining unions met in Delhi, India, to escalate efforts to achieve a ‘Just Transition’ in order to defend coal miners’ interests in the face of challenges from climate change, Industry 4.0 and dangerous working conditions.

India: unions to tackle challenges faced by young workers

10 August, 201834 young trade union activists from IndustriALL Indian affiliates gathered in Nagpur on 8-9 August to discuss challenges faced by young workers at workplaces and called for renewed efforts to recruit more youth in to trade union movement.

Indian electronics unions resolve to fight precarious work and develop network

9 October, 2018Electronics and electrical sector trade union leaders came together in Pune, India, on 7-8 October to discuss global trends and challenges in the industry, strategies to strengthen organizing, build union power and fight precarious work, and to develop a network of electronic unions in India.

INDIA ACTIONS

4 October, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

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.

Appeal launched against double life sentence for Pricol workers

12 February, 2016An appeal has been launched on behalf eight former Pricol workers in India sentenced to double life imprisonment in a trial riddled with irregularities and contradictions.

LafargeHolcim contract workers achieve fair settlement in India

4 February, 2016After years of struggle, Indian cement union, PCSS, has reached a fair settlement for over 1,000 contract workers at Holcim (now LafargeHolcim). 

Handbook on safety and health for sandstone mine workers released

24 March, 2016A new publication on “Safety and health for sandstone mine workers” has been released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and IndustriALL Global Union. It aims to strengthen the capacity of informal sandstone mine workers to understand and improve workplace safety and prevent child labour.

ICT, E&E unions focus on challenges of “Industry 4.0”

18 April, 2016Strong and sustainable industrial policy is required to tackle the challenges of the Industry 4.0, said unions at the IndustriALL Global Union’s steering committee on information and communication technologies (ICT), electrical & electronics on 6-7 April in Tokyo, Japan.

Indian trade unions intensify struggle to win workers' rights

14 April, 2016India’s central trade unions are calling on workers, peasants and citizens to join general strike on 2 September 2016 to defend workers’ rights.