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Scrapping of European maternity leave directive an affront to women

17 July, 2014IndustriALL Global Union together with IndustriAll European Trade Union has appealed to the new President of the European Commission to prioritize the rights of working women as the Commission ditches a proposal to improve maternity rights.

Workers mobilize to put a STOP to Precarious Work

9 October, 2014On 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW), unions around the world mobilized to put the spotlight on the damaging impacts of precarious work.

Rio Tinto workers protest in 13 countries

16 October, 2014In a coordinated day of defiance on 7 October workers organized protests at Rio Tinto operations in over a dozen countries.

Scotland: Unite condemns sale of oil pipeline to union-busting billionaire

5 April, 2017IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Unite the Union has condemned the sale of the Forties pipeline to Ineos.

BMW workers in the UK announce strike action over pensions threat

7 April, 2017A series of eight 24 hour strikes at factories making engines and the iconic Mini and Rolls-Royce cars will start on Wednesday 19 April.

Caterpillar workers rally in Geneva

18 November, 2016Representatives of Caterpillar workers from across Europe rallied in Geneva today to protest the company’s plans to shut plants in Belgium and Northern Ireland.   

IG Metall sets work-life balance precedent with major victory

6 February, 2018German affiliate to IndustriALL Global Union, IG Metall, has won a victory in the metal and automotive sectors that sets a precedent for workers’ right to determine their work-life balance.

UK: GKN workers urge government to stop debt-fuelled takeover bid

1 March, 2018GKN workers travelled from across England to the Houses of Parliament to demand that Theresa May’s government stop the debt fuelled takeover of one of the UK’s oldest companies.

Turkish government bans glass sector strike

23 May, 2017The Turkish government yesterday banned IndustriALL affiliate Kristal-İş from taking strike action against multinational glass manufacturer Şişecam.  

Empowering Bulgarian affiliates in the Inditex supply chain

3 July, 2017As part of the implementation process of the Inditex global framework agreement (GFA), IndustriALL Global Union’s textile and garment affiliates in Bulgaria met to review capacity building needs and develop organizing plans