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Victory for metalworkers in Turkey

24 January, 2017Strike action by over 2,000 workers in Turkey has paid off as IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Birleşik Metal İş, wins a major victory in securing a better deal for metalworkers. 

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.

Workers strike over slave wages at Crabtree in Lesotho

8 May, 2014A strike led by the Factory Workers’ Union (FAWU) at Crabtree Lesotho, has entered its third week as the electrical accessories manufacturer stubbornly refuses to negotiate with the union.

Juno Lighting Group workers in dispute for fair wages in U.S.

4 September, 2014Des Plaines, Illinois Juno Lighting Group workers on 3 September announced a strike against their company. The workers are demanding that the company gives them a fair wage increase and respect at work.

German metalworkers win major wage increase

16 May, 2013In Germany workers of the metal and electrical industries, organized by IndustriALL affiliate IG Metall, win 5.6 per cent pay rise for the next 20 month period.

Turkey: Time for global solidarity with metalworkers’ mass strike

29 January, 2015IndustriALL Global Union is mobilizing support for its affiliated union Birlesik Metal-Is in the sector-wide strike launched today, 29 January. The strike covers some 40 workplaces with 15,000 workers in Turkey’s metal industry.

Electrolux

25 May, 2012Linked to the Electrolux Code of Conduct, the GFA references all the ILO core labour standards including Convention 87 on freedom of association and Convention 98 on the right to bargain collectively.

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.

Victory for workers at Schneider Electric ends strike

20 October, 2014Members of IndustriALL Global Union’s U.S. affiliate, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), have voted to accept an improved offer from Schneider Electric, ending a two-week strike.

Indesit

25 May, 2012Italy's three national metalworkers' unions, the FIM, FIOM and UILM, also representing the International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) - signed an Global Framework Agreement with Merloni Elettrodomestici S.p.A. (now Indesit) in December 2001.