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Metalworkers give green light to IndustriALL

19 June, 2012800 delegates gathered at the IMF Congress in Copenhagen voted to join forces with mining and energy worker and create the new 50 million strong IndustriALL Global Union.

Workers discuss future of the mobility sector and employment in Latin America

23 August, 2019More than 50 Latin American union leaders took part in IndustriALL Global Union's second meeting of the mobility macro sector, which was held on 14 and 15 August in São Paulo, Brazil. Discussions covered the future of the mobility sector, employment and union empowerment in the region.

Workers invade streets in London

25 October, 2012150,000 people came to London on 20 October 2012 to participate in union-organized actions against austerity imposed by the government.

STOP Precarious Work mobilization, October 2012

13 November, 2012At the IndustriALL founding Congress in Copenhagen in June 2012, affiliates resolved to support a global campaign to STOP Precarious Work, including mobilizing their members around October 7, the World Day for Decent Work.

Spain: thousands join march against trade unionist trial

9 February, 2016An estimated 5,000 people braved the wind and rain on a three-hour march in Madrid on 9 February to protest against the trial of eight trade unionists facing a total 66 years in prison for going on strike.

Democratic unions in Mexico declare new alliance

26 April, 2018Six independent trade unions representing workers in automotive, auto parts, logistics, rubber and aerospace in Mexico will form an alliance to build democratic unions in the country and ensure workers have the right to join genuine unions of their choice.

Strengthening unity in IndustriALL in Asia

30 April, 2013Metalworkers’ unions from the Asia Pacific region discussed organizing, union building and improving minimum wages at a meeting aimed to strengthen unity between the unions under the banner of IndustriALL Global Union.

Aerospace – a booming sector in the MENA region

25 February, 2016The aerospace sector is booming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and especially in Tunisia and Morocco. Although a relatively new sector, it already employs thousands of workers in both countries. Forecasts predict that the aerospace industry will continue to expand, given the geographical locations of the two countries, labour supply and government policies in attracting more investment to the sector.

Machinists Union faces crucial vote at Boeing in the US South

9 February, 2017A union election in the US South is seen as a test case for labour’s ability to organize under Trump.

Union power taking off in aerospace industry

2 July, 2015The world conference for aerospace industries held in Berlin on 1 – 2 July, saw delegates from around the globe discuss building union power and confronting global capital in the sector.