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Electronics multinational Jabil fires 190 Italian workers during pandemic

25 May, 2020Unions in Italy have condemned as illegal and irresponsible the layoff of 190 workers from the Marcianise plant and call for an indefinite strike.

IndustriALL files complaint against Tokyo 2020 Olympic partner, Mitsubishi Electric

5 June, 2019IndustriALL Global Union is lodging a complaint against Mitsubishi Electric with the Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to stop rights abuses at the company’s Thai operations.

Workers at Google contractor to join union

25 September, 2019IndustriALL US affiliate United Steelworkers (USW) announced yesterday that they are welcoming around 80 tech workers employed by Google contractor HCL Technologies as new members. The HCL workers voted to join the union despite of a company-led anti-union campaign.

Victory for Foxconn workers in Brazil

29 September, 2014Workers at Foxconn’s second plant in Jundiaí, Brazil have succeeded in attaining the same salary and career opportunities as employees in the company’s other major plant in the city.

Four-day drivers’ strike to hit Indesit deliveries in UK

17 August, 2015Strike actions are planned in the UK by IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Unite following resistance by domestic appliance manufacturer, Indesit, to go beyond their original offer of a 1.5 per cent pay increase from January 2015.

Japanese metalworkers secured the biggest pay rise since 1999

20 March, 2014The 2014 yearly wage bargaining Spring Labor Offensive by the Japanese metalworkers’ unions achieved reasonable results.

US locomotive workers strike to defend CBA after merger

2 March, 20191,700 members of United Electrical (UE) in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, are taking strike action to defend to defend their collective agreement as GE plant is sold.

Olympic 2020 partner Mitsubishi Electric humiliates workers in Thailand

4 October, 2018An official partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, Mitsubishi Electric subjected locked-out union members at its plant in Thailand to degrading and humiliating treatment and is now refusing to reinstate 26 union leaders and members.

Indian electronics unions resolve to fight precarious work and develop network

9 October, 2018Electronics and electrical sector trade union leaders came together in Pune, India, on 7-8 October to discuss global trends and challenges in the industry, strategies to strengthen organizing, build union power and fight precarious work, and to develop a network of electronic unions in India.

New union in Canada takes shape

17 October, 2012Two unions in Canada, CEP and CAW, are planning to join their forces and create the largest new union in the private sector of Canada, representing the collective interests of 300,000 workers in 22 economic sectors.