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Union educates on COVID-19 as South Africa confirms more cases

19 March, 2020IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU), is carrying out campaigns to educate workers about the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the textile, garment, leather and shoe factories, and other workplaces where the union organizes.

Tanzanian union goes digital to organize, defend workers’ rights

16 June, 2020With COVID-19 restrictions making it impossible for face-to-face meetings and workplace visits, IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Tanzania Union of Industrial and Commercial Workers (TUICO) has gone digital to continue providing service to its members.

Fighting gender inequality and violence in Madagascar

10 March, 2020In Antananarivo the International Women’s Day (IWD) demonstration of Malagasy unions was the culmination of a week of training and capacity building on gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV).

VW neglected Covid-19 health and safety protocols, says union

13 August, 2020IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has condemned the violation of Covid-19 protocols by Volkswagen South Africa at its plant in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape province.

South African union saves mineworkers’ jobs

24 January, 2017Demonstrating the power of dialogue, a strong trade union and enabling legislation, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in South Africa has successfully averted the loss of 849 jobs.

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.

IndustriALL affiliates in Sub-Saharan Africa acting against precarious work

6 December, 2012The Sub-Saharan Africa arm of IndustriALL’s Precarious Work Project held its regional seminar in Accra, Ghana on 22 and 23 November 2012, affiliates participating shared experiences and successful strategies against precarious work.

IndustriALL targets mining giant Rio Tinto

26 June, 2012One week after its creation, IndustriALL Global Union announced its intention to shine a light on Rio Tinto’s unethical behavior around the world, starting with the release of a report on the company’s operations in Africa.

Stop precarious work on 7 October

5 September, 2012On 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work, join the IndustriALL Global Union campaign to STOP precarious work.

Unions are taking action to STOP Precarious Work

20 September, 2012Globally unions are mobilizing to STOP Precarious work. In Indonesia, Mauritius, Hungary, the Slovak Republic, Germany, Thailand, Philippines, Colombia, South Africa and many other countries, unions are telling IndustriALL Global Union how they plan to mobilize their members against this tide.