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Georgia: Union victory after month-long glass strike

14 March, 2016A month-long strike of 170 workers that paralyzed operations at the Ksani glass container factory in Georgia ended on 5 March after tough 12-hour negotiations between the union and management.  

Great victory for Los Mineros at ArcelorMittal

15 March, 2016The Mexican Miners’ and Metalworkers’ Union (SNTMMSRM), affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union and better known as Los Mineros, has won a major victory. After a week on strike, it has reached an agreement with ArcelorMittal and found a solution to recent dismissals. 

Unions unite for all India protest against anti-worker policies

11 March, 2016On March 10, Indian central trade unions joined forces to call on the government to return to the negotiating table and respond to their 12 point charter.

Women at work: The gender gap isn’t closing fast enough

16 March, 2016A groundbreaking study released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) into gender equality at work makes for disappointing reading.

Mining unions come out fighting

18 March, 2016Last week was a busy time for mining unions gathered in Bogotá to attend a series of meetings in the Colombian capital aimed at addressing the major challenges facing the sector.

Free trade requires labour norms and democratic control

22 March, 2016Rules are needed for global trade, but they must include high labour norms and guarantee benefits for all, instead of weakening democratic control and favouring multinational corporations.

Women trade unionists in Morocco unite to influence equality legislation

18 March, 2016Women from IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Morocco have come together for the first time to seek ways to influence a draft law which will set up a new institution for equality.

IndustriALL keeping watch on Cambodia

6 April, 2016IndustriALL Global Union will continue to keep watch on Cambodia to make sure workers’ rights are respected after a controversial new trade union law was adopted by parliament amid violent protests on Monday.

Mine safety: It’s time to ratify ILO Convention 176

7 April, 2016There is a safety crisis in the mining industry. But a solution exists: on International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers, it is time for action on mine safety.

IndustriALL Pulp and Paper Work Group sets active agenda

12 April, 2016The Pulp and Paper Work Group of IndustriALL Global Union brings together leading trade unions in the sector to plan and coordinate joint work. At the meeting on 4 April in Pittsburgh hosted by the United Steelworkers (USW), the unions exchanged information on employment, bargaining and the industry as a whole, and made campaign plans.