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IndustriALL in solidarity with 40,000 striking Verizon workers

4 May, 2016IndustriALL Global Union has expressed its solidarity with around 40,000 Verizon communications workers in the United States that have been on strike since 13 April.

Unions in Madagascar ready to confront multinational companies

4 May, 2016IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliates in Madagascar say they are determined to stand up for the collective rights of workers against multinational companies in a country where, despite enormous mineral wealth, 70 per cent of the population live on less than US$2 a day.

IndustriALL Sub-Sahara Africa Regional Executive meets in Accra

3 May, 2016More than 50 participants from 19 unions attended an extended IndustriALL Global Union Sub-Saharan Regional Executive Committee (REXCO) meeting in Accra, Ghana on 21 April. 

Ericsson global trade union network meets for the first time

29 April, 2016Over 40 participants from 15 countries took part in the first meeting of the Ericsson global trade union network, organized by IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union in Nyon, Switzerland on 26-27 April.

Nuclear unions commemorate 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

28 April, 2016IndustriALL Global Union and its affiliate, the Nuclear Power and Industry Workers Union of Ukraine, held the International Nuclear Workers’ Union Network (INWUN) meeting in Kiev, Ukraine to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the tragedy at Chernobyl.

Today, we remember the dead and fight for the living

28 April, 201628 April is International Day to Commemorate Dead and Injured Workers. The day is celebrated around the world, and is also called International Workers’ Memorial Day, the Day of Mourning, or World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

Steel workers in Trinidad and Tobago stand up and fight for their rights

28 April, 2016Steel workers in the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago are standing up and fighting for their jobs and their rights in the midst of the steel crisis gripping the country.

African women stand up for better conditions

26 April, 201636 women delegates from IndustriALL affiliates in Sub-Saharan region gathered in Accra, Ghana to discuss challenges faced by women of the region and the ways to overcome them.

Bangladesh unions take forward demand for living wage

26 April, 2016In a national workshop on the living wage held on 22 and 23 April 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladeshi unions resolved to intensify their campaign for a living wage.

Workers demand justice on third anniversary of Rana Plaza collapse

26 April, 2016On 24 April, workers in Bangladesh and Pakistan remembered the dead and demanded improved factory safety, and punishment to those responsible for the garment factory tragedy in Bangladesh three years ago.