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Unions drive due diligence at EU level

11 March, 2021The European labour movement is driving the campaign for due diligence legislation at EU level.

Global unions meet Belarusian opposition leader

11 March, 2021Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the former presidential candidate in the Belarus elections of 2020 and the main opposition figure, met with representatives of global labour unions in Geneva today, in person and via Zoom.

Organized labour wins results at ILO technical meeting on the auto sector

11 March, 2021A team of trade unionists achieved an impressive outcome at an ILO technical meeting by making sure Just Transition and Decent Work are the underlying concepts for the transformation of the industry.

German unions win the argument on due diligence in supply chains

17 February, 2021German unions have argued for years that a law on due diligence in supply chains – Sorgfaltspflichten - is necessary. Now their arguments are being taken seriously, and a new law on due diligence in supply chains is expected to be passed before the elections in autumn 2021.

Union deal saves Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick

14 January, 2021Unite the union members have won the Battle for Barnoldswick after a determined fight on icy picket lines throughout the winter. Thanks to a groundbreaking deal struck between the union and the company, 350 jobs have been saved and the community has been protected from ruin.

French energy unions plan day of action against dismantling of EDF

14 January, 2021Energy unions will hold a day of action on 19 January to show their opposition to the Hercule project, the planned break up and partial privatization of energy giant Electricité de France (EDF), during a climate and public health crisis.

Repsol unions call off strike after company makes new offer

4 December, 2020After unions announced strike action, the company made an offer which the unions accepted.

Union fights Caterpillar plan to cut 700 Northern Ireland jobs

1 December, 2020IndustriALL affiliate Unite the Union has condemned a plan by Caterpillar to cut 700 jobs at its site in Larne, Northern Ireland, and is calling on the government to develop an industrial strategy for the manufacturing sector.

Spanish unions announce strike at Repsol

1 December, 2020Spanish affiliates of IndustriALL, UGT FICA, CCOO de Industria and USO, have announced strike action in response to the energy company’s plan to close 16 office centres in Repsol Butano.

French unions unite to defend the future of energy

19 November, 2020IndustriALL Global Union’s French energy sector affiliates will come together for a day of action on 26 November 2020 to oppose policies that threaten the future of their sector, and the restructuring plans of the multinational companies EDF and ENGIE.