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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.

IBM workers’ unions call for halt to job cuts

20 February, 2015Trade unions representing IBM workers around the world have called for an urgent moratorium on job cuts and for meaningful dialogue with the company following intense media speculation about restructuring at the troubled multinational.

Electronics industry challenged over use of toxic chemicals

16 March, 2015Representatives from more than 200 civil society organizations, including IndustriALL Global Union trade union affiliates, are today launching a challenge to prevent harm from toxic chemicals in the electronics industry.

Philippines: Entire union executive sacked for not working on national holiday

7 May, 2014IndustriALL Global Union’s metalworker affiliate in the Philippines MWAP is fighting back against a mass sacking on 5 May of 24 union officials at NXP Semiconductors in Cabuyao, Laguna. Management and government is colluding to bust the union, one of the few that successfully organizes workers in the country’s Free Trade Zones.

Union changes status of precarious workers at Siemens, India

16 December, 2014In early December, 40 precarious workers at a Siemens factory in India received permanent contracts after negotiations between the trade union and management.

Dutch electronics multinational NXP locks out Thai workers

21 March, 2013Hundreds of union members were forced to leave the production line at NXP Manufacturing in Laksi, Bangkok at midnight on 27 February. The workers were given only two choices: to sign a company form to accept a new work system and keep their job, or leave.

Indonesian workers strike against Philips union busting

4 June, 2015600 workers at PT. Philips Industries Batam, members of IndustriALL Global Union through the Federation of Indonesian Metal Workers' Union (FSPMI), went on strike on 3 June in protest at the union busting and unfair dismissals by company management.

Customers, students, NGOs and unions all demand that NXP “Bring Back the 24!”

14 August, 2014Electronics multinational NXP is coming under increasing pressure to reinstate the 24 union members it sacked three months ago in Cabuyao, Philippines. NXP’s corporate strategy in response to the pressure has been to repeatedly delay any intervention to wear down the MWAP union.

Philippines: Workers’ rights trampled by Japanese electronics and auto supplier

26 September, 2016Japanese-owned company NT Philippines violates labour rights in the Cavite Economic Zone in the Philippines.

Lexmark workers dismissed for demanding labour rights

29 March, 2016Workers at Lexmark's factory in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico are suffering poor working conditions with low pay and unsafe workplaces. When they tried to fight for their rights and organize an independent union, they were unfairly dismissed. IndustriALL Global Union calls on the Conciliation and Arbitration Board (JCA) to order their reinstatement.