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Spanish miners’ march against government cuts

5 July, 2012After 23 days of strike, members of the IndustriALL affiliated unions Federación de Industria CCOO and FITAG-UGT started the miners’ march, leaving the mining region of northern Spain on 22 June and due to arrive in Madrid on 11 July.

ArcelorMittal workers in Kazakhstan hold a warning strike

29 June, 2012More than 3,000 workers took part in a three-hour warning strike at ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan, in support of their collective demands on 29 June.

Support Spanish miners

19 June, 201210,000 coal miners in Spain are on the front-line of the European austerity debate as their workplaces are shutdown by national budget cuts, to pay for the debts of the banks.

Mexican mineworkers' leader blocked from attending Congress

18 June, 2012Napoleon Gomez, the elected leader of the Mexican mineworkers' union (Los Mineros) has been kept on the Interpol list by the Mexican government even though the Mexican courts have declared him innocent.

Vote to condemn Rio Tinto as Olympics medals provider

16 June, 2012IndustriALL Global Union calls on affiliates across the globe to cast their votes for Rio Tinto in the Greenwash Gold awards - help us shine a light on why Rio Tinto should be pushed off the Olympics 2012 podium because of the damage it's doing the environment and communities.

Endesa

25 May, 2012Power multinational Endesa meets unions from its operations worldwide in a regular global council, as stipulated in the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL.

AngloGold

25 May, 2012The key theme underlining the agreement is the "development and sustainability of the gold mining industry worldwide" and in upholding and implementing "good human resources and industrial relations practices". The promotion and respect for human and trade union rights, health and safety, environmental protection and the promotion of good relationships with local mine communities are pivotal to the agreement.