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Mongolian unions stop social insurance premium hike

1 March, 2021After nationwide protests, Mongolian trade unions have won the fight against a hike in social insurance premiums, which increased the premium from 24 to 26 per cent as of 1 January 2021.

Military in Myanmar cracking down on unions

26 February, 2021Twenty union leaders, the majority from IndustriALL affiliate IWFM, including the vice president, are on the military’s wanted list after peacefully protesting for their democratic rights.

Agreement on duty free woven fabrics is a breakthrough in saving South African jobs

24 February, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) welcomes the textile rebates published in the South Africa Government Gazette and describes the rebates as a breakthrough that will save garment and textile jobs as well as boost manufacturing at small, medium, and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs).

What unions can do to put a stop to domestic violence

23 February, 2021PART 3: "Domestic violence and the role of trade unions explained". As unions we need a game plan to tackle domestic violence; here is how we can do it.

IndustriALL and ASOS join forces for the recovery of the global garment industry

23 February, 2021IndustriALL and online fashion retailer ASOS are renewing their commitment to work together, alongside relevant global and national stakeholders, to support the economic and social recovery of the global garment industry through the Covid-19 crisis.

IndustriALL demands justice for the victims of the Pasta de Conchos disaster

23 February, 2021Friday 19 February marked the 15th anniversary of the Pasta de Conchos tragedy in which 65 workers were killed at the Grupo Mexico mine. IndustriALL is demanding justice for the victims. It is also calling for the bodies of 63 workers still buried underground to be recovered.

Recognizing domestic violence

23 February, 2021PART 2: "Domestic violence and the role of trade unions explained". We cannot fight domestic violence if we are not able to recognize it.

Dismissals and threats against Belarusian steelworkers

22 February, 2021Since August last year, 200 workers have joined the newly established local branch of Belarusian Independent Union (BITU) at Byelorussian Steel Works (BMZ). In response, union activists have been threatened with dismissals and faced union busting. 

Nationwide strike for democracy in Myanmar

22 February, 2021Today saw a nationwide strike in Myanmar, as hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in spite of a previous statement by the military that protestors risked their lives.

Ford workers in Brazil seek alternative ways to protect jobs

22 February, 2021Ford workers are looking for alternative ways to protect their jobs and have agreed to begin talks with the US carmaker’s global management team. They are also looking into the possibility of introducing a bill to nationalize Ford’s operations in Brazil.