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Metalworkers mobilize against redundancies at Tenaris Dalmine in Italy

12 March, 2015In an exemplary show of solidarity, all workers at the Dalmine factory of the Tenaris group in Italy held a one-day strike and a rally in front of plant's the three main entrances on 10 March in protest against 406 redundancies announced by the company.

Unions celebrate women’s courage and determination

13 March, 2015On this International Women’s Day 2015 from Austria to Zimbabwe trade unions have gone out to celebrate women’s achievements and to make new demands.

Global Labour University launches free online course

25 March, 2015The Global Labour University has launched a free online course on Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy aimed at trade unionists and activists. 

Brazilian union secures jobs at Toyota and Ford

31 March, 2015The ABC Metalworkers’ Union has signed agreements with motor manufacturers Toyota and Ford guaranteeing workers’ jobs at two major plants in São Paolo state, Brazil.

Building trade unions in Myanmar

31 March, 2015Hear Maung Maung, president of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM), talk about the challenges of building well functioning industrial relations in Myanmar.

Trade unions in Brazil fight outsourcing

31 March, 2015The Brazilian parliament will vote on a bill liberalizing outsourcing in the country on 7 April. On the same day, several IndustriALL affiliates jointly with their confederations centres plan a demonstration in the capital Brasilia to try to prevent the law from being adopted. 

Tunisia: ‘They will not steal our revolution!’

19 March, 2015IndustriALL Global Union strongly denounces yesterday’s abhorrent terrorist attack in Tunis, which has killed at least 22 people and injured more than 40. 

Rio Tinto Pre-AGM: “The way it really works”

15 April, 2015On 15 April, the day before Rio Tinto’s AGM, IndustriALL Global Union organized a pre-AGM calling on investors to question the mining giant’s practices that expose the company and its stakeholders to financial, reputational, legal, human rights and operational risks.

The fight against outsourcing in Brazil intensifies

16 April, 2015Brazilian workers held a one-day national strike on 15 April in many places across the country to protest at Bill 4330 on outsourcing, which they say threatens workers’ rights and freedom of association.

Kyrgyzstan: Chinese oil company recognizes union

27 April, 2015A Chinese-owned oil company operating in Kyrgyzstan has finally recognized a local branch of the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK) after bowing down to pressure from IndustriALL Global Union and its affiliates.