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Celebrating 14 weeks maternity leave

16 October, 2018In Jakarta on 10 October, 450 unionists from IndustriALL’s Indonesian affiliates celebrated a successful campaign for 14 weeks maternity leave, aiming to encourage more unions and employers to include improved maternity protection in collective agreements as well as national legislation.

Asia-Pacific paper unions mobilize on safety and Kimberly-Clark

20 September, 2018Meeting in Jakarta, energetic pulp and paper trade union leaders from IndustriALL affiliates throughout the Asia-Pacific region celebrated their network’s growth in strength and size, took joint action in solidarity with sisters and brothers at Kimberly-Clark, and agreed to join the global campaign for health and safety rights in the sector.

IndustriALL appeals for Indonesian union leader to be reinstated

5 September, 2018IndustriALL Global Union is demanding that the president of its Indonesian affiliate, the Federation of Pharmaceutical and Health Workers Union (FARKES), is reinstated after being sacked from his job as a hospital assistant manager on 29 August.

South East Asia cement unions call for sustainable future

19 July, 2018Trade union representatives from cement unions in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines came together in Padang, Indonesia on 16 and 17 July - on the eve of the fifth Congress of Indonesian cement union FSP-ISI, held on the 18th and 19th – to reinforce their networking.

Victory for Indonesian pulp and paper workers

19 June, 2018A strike on 13 June by IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, FSP2KI, involving 500 outsourcing workers at one of Indonesia’s biggest pulp and paper companies, has led to significant gains for workers. 

Indonesian pulp and paper union calls 3-day strike

12 June, 2018Five hundred outsourcing workers at one of Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper mills will go on a three-day strike starting on 13 June.

Grasberg: agreement signed but dispute continues

22 March, 2018Thousands of workers fired for striking by Freeport in Indonesia continue to suffer following an agreement reached with Freeport.

Seven die at Grasberg mine after Freeport cuts health coverage

23 November, 2017After workers went on strike at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in May, the company fired them and cut their health coverage. Seven people have died as a result.

Gold Dust: the human cost of the Grasberg mine crisis

16 November, 2017IndustriALL has released a documentary film on the effect of the strike at the Grasberg mine on workers and their communities

Indonesian Human Rights Commission calls for reinstatement of Grasberg workers

2 November, 2017The National Commission on Human Rights in Indonesia has found that the sacking of thousands of workers at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua was a violation of human rights and is recommending the reinstatement of the workers.