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Finland - demonstrations to counter government attack on collective bargaining

15 September, 2015Three Finnish confederations of workers, SAK, STTK and AKAVA, have decided to organize a mass demonstration on 18 September to protest against measures proposed by the Finnish government.

Ukraine: Law reform threatens workers and trade union rights

15 September, 2015A recent legislative initiative in Ukraine could lead to a drastic reduction the creation of free and democratic trade unions in the country.

Unions from South East Europe join global campaign against precarious work

15 September, 2015Trade unions in South East Europe are operating in an adverse environment. At a workshop in Sarajevo, union representatives from the region voiced their determination to fight for improved protection of workers’ rights in legislation and stop the expansion of precarious work.

Workers killed making clothes for Primark, TOPMAN, Burton, New Look, River Island

14 September, 2015Four workers died and sixteen were injured when the roof of a garment factory collapsed on 5 September in Lahore, Pakistan. The factory was operating in a poorly constructed building and producing for Primark, TOPMAN, Burton, New Look and River Island.

Watch the Women World Conference LIVE

14 September, 2015Check out our live streaming of IndustriALL Global Union's first Women World Conference in Vienna, Austria from 14 to 16 September. Follow the conference on twitter #WWCVienna

Join global action for justice at Mulberry’s supplier in Turkey

10 September, 2015A global day of action is set for 16 September, demanding justice for workers sacked for organizing a union at Mulberry’s Turkish supplier SF Leather.

Mexico remains under ILO’s spotlight

10 September, 2015IndustriALL Global Union proposes critical measures to end the pattern of protection contracts in Mexico that destroys all possibility of genuine social dialogue. These measures must also address the tripartite system of Labour Boards made up of government officials, business, and corrupt official labour unions which obstruct workers’ self organization.

IG Metall Coastal Region demands that Germany’s federal government ratify the Hong Kong Convention

10 September, 2015The IG Metall Coastal region lodged its firm support for German ratification of the Hong Kong Convention.

Vietnam raises minimum wage 12.4%

10 September, 2015IndustriALL Global Union welcomes the latest minimum wage increase by Vietnam’s National Wage Council. Coming into effect on 1 January 2016 the 12.4 per cent raise continues the country’s road to a living wage.

Hundreds of women trade unionists gather for world conference in Vienna

9 September, 2015Some 300 women trade unionists from over 60 countries are gathering in Vienna, Austria for IndustriALL Global Union’s first-ever Women World Conference.