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Turkish tyre workers win Goodyear contract

2 July, 2020Following contracts already signed with Bridgestone, Pirelli and Prometeon, IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate Lastik-İş (DİSK) reached a strong collective agreement with the US-based tyre company Goodyear, with matching terms and conditions, on behalf of around 2,000 members.

Global agreement with Renault must entail negotiation of restructuring

4 June, 2020The announcement last week that Renault is planning to cut almost 15,000 jobs has become a familiar occurrence in the auto industry, writes director Georg Leutert. But a precedent-setting agreement charts a way forward.

Nissan announces the closure of Catalan factories

28 May, 2020Nissan has today announced the closure of three factories in Barcelona, with the loss of 3,000 jobs and a further 20,000 jobs in the supply chain.

Electronics multinational Jabil fires 190 Italian workers during pandemic

25 May, 2020Unions in Italy have condemned as illegal and irresponsible the layoff of 190 workers from the Marcianise plant and call for an indefinite strike.

Shell AGM fails to address union concerns

20 May, 2020IndustriALL Global Union raised a number of questions ahead of Shell’s online AGM, held yesterday. Shell’s responses show the company remains unwilling to engage with unions at a global level.

Strike at Nissan Spain over uncertain future

20 May, 2020Workers at two Nissan auto plants in Barcelona are on indefinite strike due to a lack of clarity about the future of Nissan operations in Spain.

Women demand more space in Turkish unions

13 May, 2020A deep mapping exercise of women's structures and activities inside IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliates reveals the need for more space in membership and leadership of the unions.

Building trade union power in South-East Europe

5 March, 2020Helping unions develop their organizing capacity is a priority for IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe. Together, they have produced a practical guide to support and facilitate affiliates’ efforts to recruit more workers and build stronger unions in South-East Europe. 

ThyssenKrupp unions urge company to keep elevator business

16 January, 2020The thyssenkrupp Elevator Group Works Council has written to the management of the troubled firmed urging them not to completely sell off the elevator business to raise funds.

COP25 conclusions – 15 December 2019

15 December, 2019The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aka COP25, was finally formally closed at 1:55 pm on Sunday, 15 December. IndustriALL Global Union sustainability director Brian Kohler reports.