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Syngenta Pakistan refuses to regularize 50 contract workers

27 September, 2012Swiss-based agrichemicals multinational Syngenta has behaved disgracefully in Pakistan since sacking the company-level union’s General Secretary in December 2010. During a very long legal battle for the right of 50 workers to permanent employment, management has rejected the judgements of numerous labour courts, ruling in favour of the workers.

Riot police disperse sacked workers at Texim producing for Hugo Boss

27 September, 2012Hugo Boss turns a blind eye to violent oppression of dismissed Texim workers producing their clothes in Turkey. The 38 Texim employees sacked since 7 August for trade union organizing had their peaceful picket attacked by 12 buses of riot police on 24 September.

Germany’s IG BCE and chemical employers call for just transition

27 September, 2012IndustriALL’s German affiliate IG BCE has issued a joint policy paper with employer associations regarding the effects of the energy transition in Germany on the chemicals industry.

Apple’s new products increase pressure on Foxconn workers

27 September, 2012On Monday clashes came across Foxconn's plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China. Reports indicate the 79,000 workers employed at the Foxconn plant in Taiyuan are not that thrilled with the newly released iPhone 5, being forced to work under increased pressure to meet Apple’s deadlines.

Tenaris claims low production to fire workers

27 September, 2012Tenaris claims that there is low production in order to justify firing workers with high seniority and suffering illnesses.

Unions take action to STOP Precarious Work

27 September, 2012IndustriALL Global Union has called on affiliates to take action around 7 October to STOP Precarious employment. Affiliates in Croatia, Germany, Switzerland Japan and many more have shared their upcoming actions with IndustriALL.

JAPAN ACTIONS

27 September, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

GERMANY ACTIONS

27 September, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP precarious Work

CROATIA ACTIONS

27 September, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

Gerdau continues firing workers in Colombia

27 September, 2012Sintrametal and the Gerdau Workers’ World Council met with ministers and members of the government last week.