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Aerospace unions aim to take global solidarity to next level

29 October, 2019The world’s most powerful aerospace unions, affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union, met in Singapore from 23-25 October 2019 and developed a comprehensive global strategy to take solidarity to the next level.

EADS

25 May, 2012The Global Framework Agreement with the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) states that EADS wishes to grow its economic success based on principles and standards consistent with ILO conventions and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

Workers must come first in proposed EADS and BAE merger

19 September, 2012The recent announcement of a proposed merger between EADS and BAE Systems has been met with concern and questions from unions representing workers in both companies.

Morocco: IndustriALL family continues to grow

2 April, 2015On the occasion of the eleventh ordinary National Congress and celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of the largest Moroccan national center UMT, Union Marocaine du Travail, on 20 and 21 March 2015 in Casablanca, IndustriALL Global Union intensifies its active work in the country with its seven current, and a series of potential, affiliates.

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.

Boeing South Carolina mechanics vote to join Machinists Union

4 June, 2018In a major step forward in an ongoing unionization drive, a group of flight line mechanics at the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina have voted to join IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

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.

UK: solidarity with Unite opposition to hostile takeover bid of GKN

6 February, 2018IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe have expressed their solidarity with their British affiliate Unite the union to express their strong collective opposition to the intended hostile takeover of GKN by Melrose.

Global Finmeccanica trade union network established

19 April, 2016On 19 April 2016, meeting in Rome, trade unions representing Finmeccanica workers established a new global network to coordinate and build workers’ power.

IndustriALL signs global agreement with Saab

4 July, 2012IndustriALL Global Union Swedish affiliate IF Metall concluded a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) setting out principles of respect for core labour standards and sustainability with Saab AB, an aerospace and defence aircraft manufacturer.