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Strike called off at Hyundai Motor in India

22 November, 2012The strike at Hyundai Motor India, in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu state, India was called off on 8 November 2012 upon an agreement reached between the union and Hyundai management.

Electricity workers take to the streets in Russia

22 November, 2012On 15 November 180 members of the All-Russian Electric Trade Union (ARETU), an IndustriALL affiliate, held a rally in central Moscow, demanding higher wages for electricity workers. The action was supported by two pickets and a press conference.

Namibian strike ends in settlement at Nampower

22 November, 2012500 workers downed tools on 15 November when negotiations between the Mineworkers Union of Namibia and state utility Nampower stalled due to a dispute on discriminatory practice regarding medical aid benefits.

Support for SME in Mexico

22 November, 2012IndustriALL demands compliance with court protection order granted to the Mexican Union of Electricity Workers.

US UNIONMADE clothes not made by unionized workers

21 November, 2012Now and then an example pops up that typifies the shameless hype of the fashion industry. The case of the San Francisco retailer UNIONMADE is one such example.

Glencore-Xstrata merger approved

21 November, 2012IndustriALL Global Union joined a group of protesting activists in Zug, Switzerland as Xstrata Shareholders approved its takeover by Glencore.

Women in Swiss Watch Making

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s Swiss affiliate UNIA has published a history of women in Swiss watch making compiled by Stéphanie Lachat. It relates the history of women who have made the Swiss watch making industry what it is since the 19th century.

Meeting between Mexican company and mining union representatives reaches agreement on job security

20 November, 2012At a meeting chaired by Napoleón Gómez, company and trade union representatives from the mining, metalworking and steel sectors made important commitments to improving labour relations in Mexico.

Mexican glass workers still fighting

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s Mexican glass worker affiliate, SUTEIVP, is now in its fifth year of struggle for the right to organize and bargain collectively at the plant producing glass bottles for Corona beer in Potosí, northern Mexico.

Build solidarity with union networks and global agreements

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s founding congress in June defined as one of our main missions to challenge the power of multinational companies at the global level. Trade union networks and global framework agreements are key tools for building solidarity.