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Towards the creation of a national metal federation in Morocco

12 May, 2017Automotive and aerospace unions from the Union Marocaine du Travail (UMT) federation met in Casablanca, Morocco, on 18-19 and 23-24 March 2017 and unanimously decided to set up a national metal federation to build power and better advance workers’ rights and interests.

IndustriALL strategy takes off in the Aerospace sector

22 August, 2012The cyclical nature of the world’s aerospace industry demands that IndustriALL continually strengthens its strategies for representing aerospace and related industry workers in the global economy.

Argentine unions protest at Atucha dismissals

12 July, 2017IndustriALL Argentinian affiliates SMATA and UOM, joined a solidarity protest for 1,000 dismissed workers at the Atucha nuclear plant.

Eliminate violence against women

16 November, 201225 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. 2012 marks the 13th year that world civil society has commemorated this day, with the UN General Assembly designating the day at its 54th session.

Global supply chain alliance set to build union power

13 December, 2012A new global alliance, covering workers across the aeronautical supply chain, has been launched in a bid to bolster union strength.

Aerospace unions to confront anti-union campaigns

21 June, 2017The world’s most powerful aerospace unions met in Paris, France, for an IndustriALL Global Union network meeting on 19 and 20 June 2017. 

Spain: the Airbus 8 acquitted

18 February, 2016In a ruling on 16 February, a Spanish court acquitted the eight Airbus workers facing prison terms of eight years and three months each for having participated in a peaceful strike in 2010.

Striking workers vote down a meagre proposal of Bombardier

28 August, 2014Called to vote on the last offer made by the company, and supervised by the Ministry of Labour, Bombardier workers in Thunder Bay soundly proved their determination to fight for good jobs and a secure future in Ontario, Canada.

Airbus refuses to respect workers' rights in Tunisia

2 May, 2013In Fouchana, a suburb of Tunis, the female workers of Latélec, a subsidiary of French Group Latécoère, which is a sub-contractor for Airbus, demand that their trade union rights be respected. As a result the company threatens to leave the country.

North African aerospace unions come together to build power

3 February, 2017The first Middle East and North Africa regional aerospace conference was held in Casablanca, Morocco, on 28-29 November 2016.