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Ebola impact expected on West African workers

18 September, 2014There are more than 2400 known deaths attributed to Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea with limited deaths also in Nigeria and Senegal. The economic impact of Ebola in the region will be devastating and organized labour is challenged to find an adequate response.

IndustriALL’s magazine out now!

4 December, 2014As recent mobilizations demonstrate the power of global solidarity, this edition of IndustriALL Global Union’s “Global Worker” looks at some significant union struggles and how global worker solidarity can make all the difference when facing these struggles.

SPECIAL REPORT: Unions putting a STOP to precarious work

2 December, 2014The continuing expansion of precarious work is one of the biggest threats facing unions. It is not only about job security, pay and working conditions, but also about workers’ capacity to organize and to fight collectively for their rights. For IndustriALL Global Union, fighting against precarious work is a key strategic goal integrated into all work at global, industrial and regional level.

African women stand up for better conditions

26 April, 201636 women delegates from IndustriALL affiliates in Sub-Saharan region gathered in Accra, Ghana to discuss challenges faced by women of the region and the ways to overcome them.

Social dialogue key to better industrial relations in Ghana

12 July, 2019To get the most out of social dialogue, stakeholders must engage and one of the ways to do so is to have effective forums in which labour, employers and government effectively participate.

Unions intensify campaign for African industrialization

15 October, 2019More than 200 union leaders re-affirmed their determination to campaign for the industrialization of the continent at IndustriALL Global Union’s Africa Industrialization Conference on 9 October in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The event was supported by International Labour Organization (ILO) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

IndustriALL project in Sub-Saharan Africa boosts women’s representation

8 March, 2017An IndustriALL Global Union project in ten countries in Sub-Saharan Africa has increased women’s participation in trade unions and created gender policies in unions at the national level, often for the first time. 

Energy workers of Southern Africa building power

23 October, 2014Meeting together in Mid-Rand, near Pretoria, 13-14 October, 2014, IndustriALL Global Union’s Southern African Energy Network (SAEN) resolved to focus on recruiting new members through increased regional cooperation to strengthen and build power in the unions.

Future still uncertain on AGOA

15 August, 2014Tens of thousands of jobs in the African garment sector dependent on exports to the United States are at risk unless US Congress urgently addresses reauthorization of the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).

IndustriALL responds to Glencore's snub

12 July, 2012In response to Glencore and Xstrata’s arrogant refusal to meet with a delegation of IndustriALL Global Union affiliates to discuss labour issues in light of their intended merger, IndustriALL joined a delegation of activists in a demonstration at their headquarters in Zug, Switzerland.