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Bridgestone workers in Bahia remain mobilized

24 August, 2012Bridgestone workers have ended one of the longest strikes in the history of Brazilian manufacturing industry but remain mobilised after mediation by the Ministry of Labour leads to further negotiations.

Goodyear South Africa workers strike over relief allowance

25 October, 2012Workers at Goodyear are demanding a relief allowance for stand in workers who cover for those going on break, which had been the standard practice in the company for more than 10 years.

Armenia: rubber workers still protest over unpaid wages

20 May, 2015On 14-15 May, employees of the Nairit rubber plant, Armenia, held a two-day protest action in front of the government building. The 200 workers were demanding payment of a 18-month wage arrears.

Worker safety prioritized by IndustriALL Bridgestone union network

22 June, 2017IndustriALL trade union affiliates from four continents met on 19 to 21 June in Madrid to build on and continue coordination and information exchange at one of the longest standing union networks of IndustriALL.

A tale of two factories: union representation in Mexico’s tyre industry

14 May, 2018Two factories in San Luis de Potosi, one of Mexico’s main industrial centres, produce tyres for major multinational companies, Continental Tire and Goodyear. Only a few kilometres separate the two plants, but the way they operate couldn’t be further apart. Much of that comes down to a question of union representation. 

USA: Kumho Tire workers face crucial union vote

4 October, 2017Workers at Kumho Tire in Macon, Georgia, USA, will vote next week on whether to join the United Steelworkers.

Workers at Ansell continue to fight for their rights

14 October, 2014Sri Lankan union and IndustriALL affiliate FTZGSEU took action on 11 October to mark the one-year anniversary of the strike against Ansell. Workers gathered in front of the main gate at the Biyagama Export Processing Zone, Sri Lanka, to show authorities and Ansell management that the fight continues.

Coalition builds against Ansell, a world leader in harming workers

13 July, 2015An expanding coalition of unions is demanding that Ansell live up to its slogan Ansell Protects.

Bridgestone workers in Bahia on strike for more than a month

10 August, 2012Bridgestone workers are fighting for better pay, decent working conditions and an end to bullying.

Ansell workers in Sri Lanka on strike for justice

21 October, 2013Nearly 1,000 workers at Ansell Lanka Pvt. Ltd. in Sri Lanka have been on strike since 11 October after long-standing problem against their fundamental rights.