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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.

Union in Tanzania stops attempt to cut wages

10 June, 2020When Mazava Fabrics and Production East Africa announced that it is closing for three months and cutting wages by 50 per cent due to the Covid-19 pandemic, over 2,000 workers picketed at the garment factory.

Sub-Saharan Africa sets ambitious union agenda

16 October, 2019More than 200 trade unionists from 40 countries attended the Sub Saharan Africa regional conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 10-11 October to reconstitute the regional executive committee and endorse a series of action plans.

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.

African women rise for gender equality

11 October, 2019African women, rise! This was the slogan of the IndustriALL Global Union Sub Saharan Africa women's regional executive, which met on 10 October in in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting brings together women union leaders from across the subcontinent.

African miners say mineral wealth must benefit continent

9 October, 2019This was the message of delegates to the Sub Saharan Africa mining summit, which met on 8 October in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting brought together about 150 union delegates and industry experts from across the continent.

Youth in Sub Saharan Africa create regional structure

8 October, 2019Young workers from IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from across the Sub Saharan Africa region met for the first time in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 7 October. They created a structure and elected office bearers.

Mining unions work together to organize in Tanzania

4 July, 2019Effective organizing in the mining sector requires convincing workers that the union can improve working conditions, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, and build strategies to counter precarious work.

Women workers in Zambia and Tanzania pledge to fight violence

8 December, 2017“We will take the Pledge!” cheered young women workers during the Women Organizers’ exchange workshop in Kitwe, Zambia last week.

Tanzania – new communication structure to increase union power

24 July, 2017The TUICO/IndustriALL/Unifor IT & Communication project aims to equip, restructure and revolutionise communication between TUICO head office and their 22 regional branches, which service over 80,000 members around Tanzania, in 700 workplaces.