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Two years after Brumadinho disaster, safety concerns persist at Vale

26 January, 2021Two years after Brazil’s worst environmental and industrial disaster, subcontractors at mining company Vale are still raising concerns over health and safety and bullying by management.

PROFILE: Haiti, fighting for members’ survival

22 January, 2021IndustriALL’s Haitian affiliate, the Groupement des Travailleurs (euses) du Textile pour la Réexportation d'Assemblage (GOSTTRA) was formed in 2012 with an ambitious agenda to organize garment workers and build union power. 

Workers’ and human rights violations in Belarus must stop

21 January, 2021Union activists and workers in Belarus are receiving harsh court sentences for peaceful protests, fighting for democracy and freedom.

Thousands of British Gas workers continue strike action

21 January, 2021IndustriALL UK affiliate GMB has launched a series of seven one-day strikes to protest against British Gas’ plans to fire and rehire and cut workers’ pay and terms. This follows on a five-day strike earlier this month.

IndustriALL webinar on energy transition

21 January, 2021Listen to the debate on energy companies' commitment to transition with researchers and union representatives from Germany, Australia, Colombia, Spain and South Africa.

Namibia: CNNC Rössing Uranium mine must reinstate nine dismissed union members

21 January, 2021The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) is challenging the unfair dismissals of nine union leaders at Rössing Uranium mine and calling for their reinstatement. The union says besides the charges being spurious, due process was not followed and the disciplinary hearings that took place were a shamble.

IndustriALL signs framework agreement with TK Elevator

20 January, 2021IndustriALL signs a new framework agreement with TK Elevator, the company created as a spin-off from the German multi-industrial multinational group thyssenkrupp.

Unions in Peru take action for a fair and sustainable textile industry

20 January, 2021In December, the Federation of textile workers of Peru (FNTTP) delivered a document called "Platform for a claim for a fair and sustainable textile and clothing industry” to the Labor and social security commission.

Brazilian unions fight to protect 5,000 jobs at Ford

19 January, 2021Ford has announced its intention to close three plants in Brazil, resulting in 5,000 workers losing their jobs. IndustriALL is calling on Ford to reconsider the decision and to discuss alternative solutions with the unions.

Union deal saves Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick

14 January, 2021Unite the union members have won the Battle for Barnoldswick after a determined fight on icy picket lines throughout the winter. Thanks to a groundbreaking deal struck between the union and the company, 350 jobs have been saved and the community has been protected from ruin.