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Rio Tinto responsible for wage theft in Australian waters

8 July, 2015The crew of a ship chartered by Rio Tinto has reportedly received no wages for months and has been forced to live and work in filthy conditions.

Fire in Philippines footwear factory kills 72

20 May, 201572 workers died in a fire in a slippers factory in Valenzuela City, Philippines, on 13 May. With no proper fire exits and barred windows, workers had no means of escape.

Brands crucial to achieving living wages in Cambodia

12 May, 2015Affiliates from Cambodia and the Philippines came together in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh on May 7-8 to share experiences in their respective campaigns for a living wage and to plan future strategies.

Pharmaceutical workers in the Philippines defend trade union rights

15 April, 2015Workers from Boie-Takeda staged a picket in front of Takeda Pharmaceutical Philippines office in Makati City on 31 March to defend union rights and respect for collective agreement.

Filipino metalworkers to target multinational suppliers

9 March, 2015Metal unions in the Philippines are to target suppliers of multinational companies that are violating workers’ rights in the country.

Philippines: Strike at EPZ ends as victory for workers

19 February, 2015In a part of the Philippines well-known for imposing a “no-union, no-strike” policy, 500 workers in the Export Processing Zone in Cavite are celebrating a victory in union recognition and a concluded collective agreement.

Philippines: Lafarge-Holcim unions consolidate forces

12 February, 2015Anticipating the merger of the two cement giants Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge S.A., unions organizing employees from both companies in the Philippines join forces. The unions are voicing their demands for job security and the protection of freedom of association and collective bargaining.

Maternity protection top issue for Philippine unions

10 February, 2015Advancing women workers’ right to maternal health care are one of the top priorities of IndustriALL’s Philippine affiliates. To achieve this goal, unions are working on the ratification of the ILO Maternity Protection Convention.

Philippine unions unite for year ahead

27 January, 2015IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliates in the Philippines committed to building unity and sustainable trade unions during an annual evaluation and planning meeting this month. 

Philippine cement unions prepare for Holcim-Lafarge merger

9 December, 2014In preparation of the imminent merger of the two global cement giants Holcim and Lafarge, IndustriALL affiliated cement unions under the Philippine Cement Workers Council (PCWC) met last week to discuss strategic action.