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Chinese smart phone producer violates workers’ rights in Turkey

3 September, 2021When workers at Salcomp Turkey, business partner of one of the world’s leading smart phone producers, Xiaomi, exercised their fundamental right to join a trade union, they faced intimidation, threats and dismissals.  

Malaysian union wins collective agreement after nine years

18 May, 2021Malaysia’s Electronics Industry Employees’ Union Western Region (EIEUWR) has won its first collective agreement at Nichicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. after nine years of legal challenges and delaying tactics by the employer.

India: Siemens management urged to pay arrears for delayed CBA

7 May, 2021Siemens workers’ Union in India is appealing for international support as the employer has been stalling negotiations on the collective agreement for more than 28 months, resulting in wage arrears for around 1,000 workers.

Samsung must stop delaying collective bargaining

22 December, 2020IndustriALL affiliate Federation of Korean Metalworkers' Trade Unions (FKMTU) calls on Samsung Group to stop using delaying tactics in collective agreement negotiations and to accept the union’s demands.

Nexperia workers win collective bargaining after protests

16 December, 2020Workers at Nexperia Philippines have achieved a breakthrough in their collective bargaining after hundreds of workers held a silent protest, staged a noise barrage at the canteen and wore red shirts to work.

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.

South East Asian unions turn online to defend workers’ rights

12 May, 2020During social distancing and lockdowns, unions in South East Asia are using online platforms to address workers’ concerns over job insecurity and defend their rights.

Strike for fair pay at Electrolux continues

11 April, 2019After weeks of struggle, more than 420 workers at the Electrolux plant in Satu Mare, Romania, are still striking for a pay increase of €3/day.

IndustriALL creates a ‘macro sector’ for manufacturing industries

21 August, 2018Fifty trade union leaders from the ‘macro sector’ of manufacturing industries across Latin American and the Caribbean met for the first time from 13 to 15 August in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Their aim was to discuss the future world of work and come up with joint initiatives.

Thermo Fisher workers fight for their jobs in Switzerland

25 April, 2017Thermo Fisher Scientific staff at Écublens in Switzerland will maintain strike action in response to the decision by the board of the company in the US to ignore a negotiated agreement with IndustriALL Global Union Swiss affiliate UNIA.