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Global steel company POSCO guilty of corporate manslaughter, says union

7 January, 2021A pattern of fatal accidents at the global steel company will only be resolved when workers’ have the right to organize freely and participate in safety systems, says the Korean Metal Workers’ Union (KMWU).

Korean metalworkers' warning strike

2 December, 2020On 30 November, over 80,000 metalworkers downed tools at hundreds of workplaces across Korea in a national warning strike against the government’s proposed labour law revisions, now in parliament.

Italian ArcelorMittal workers on nationwide strike for their jobs

25 November, 2020IndustriALL supports its Italian affiliates FIOM-CGIL, FIM-CISL and UILM-UIL and joins their demands calling on ArcelorMittal and the Italian Government to decide urgently on the future of the group to secure the rights and interests of workers’ Group in Italy.

Nationwide demonstrations against regressive labour law in Korea

18 November, 2020Tens of thousands of workers demonstrated across South Korea on 14 November, calling on the MOON Jae-in government to withdraw a regressive labour law revision and enact the “CHUN, Tae-il Act”, as workers commemorate the 50th year since the self-immolation of Korean labour martyr CHUN, Tae-il.

ArcelorMittal workers demand secure and safe jobs

5 November, 2020Some ninety union leaders representing workers throughout the largest multinational steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal, discussed the recent developments inside the company at the virtual global union network meeting on 3-4 November 2020.

Union launches app for organizing Kenyan metalworkers

28 October, 2020The Amalgamated Union of Kenya Metalworkers (AUKMW) has launched an app that will be used to recruit and organize new members to the union.

European action day for steel

1 October, 2020On 1 October, steel workers and their unions from across Europe are coming together to demand urgent action to safeguard the sector and its workers. Steel workers across Europe call on EU policy makers, national governments, and steel companies to safeguard the sector and protect jobs.

IndustriALL Global Union and TUAC raise concerns at OECD Steel Committee

25 September, 2020Taking the floor on the first day of the 88th OECD Steel Committee, IndustriALL Global Union and the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) to the OECD, raised awareness on the risks faced by steel workers globally, who are extremely concerned with the dire situation in the steel sector.

Covid-19 has made workers’ health and safety a priority in Mozambique

18 August, 2020With the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of occupational health and safety has returned to the union priority list, and the role of health and safety reps is being re-emphasized.

Metalworkers face vicious employer attacks in Turkey

13 August, 2020IndustriALL Global Union has seen a renewed surge of employers in Turkey resorting to overbearing and illegal tactics to deny workers their right to freedom of association. This happens in all manufacturing sectors.