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IndustriALL gives voice to workers at OECD Steel Committee

13 May, 2015At the OECD Steel Committee on 11 – 12 May in Paris, France, participants discussed steel market developments, industry viability and competitiveness, trade policies, excess capacity.

IndustriALL and BWI file OECD complaint against BHP Billiton and Vale

26 March, 2018IndustriALL Global Union and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) have filed a complaint against the British-Australian company, BHP Billiton, and Brazilian mining multinational, Vale S.A., under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

Unions file OECD complaint against PKC

30 August, 2012Unions in Finland and Mexico joined with IndustriALL Global Union on 28 August in filing a complaint with the OECD against Finnish autoparts maker PKC Group for union busting in Mexico.

Trade unions file OECD case against Renault-Nissan Alliance in three countries

20 December, 2016Calling for the correction of the failure of French Renault S.A., Japanese Nissan Motor Co. and Dutch Renault-Nissan BV to undertake due diligence in order to avoid and address serious labour right violations reported at Nissan North America Inc.’s (NNA) manufacturing facilities in Canton, Mississippi, IndustriALL and its US affiliate the United Auto Workers (UAW) is seeking the good offices of the National Contact Points (NCPs) for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in three countries. The case follows strong recommendations delivered by the US NCP, including the offer of mediation, which were rejected by Nissan North America. 

OECD launches guidelines for garment and footwear sector

10 February, 2017New guidelines aiming to transform risk assessment in the garment and footwear sector have been launched by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in Paris on 8 February. 

Nissan rejects US government offer to mediate dispute with UAW

3 February, 2015Nissan Motor Company has refused a US government offer of mediation to resolve a longstanding dispute with the United Auto Workers (UAW) and IndustriALL Global Union over the company’s anti-union practices in the United States. The State Department-based US National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines said on Friday “the issues raised by UAW and IndustriALL are material and substantiated and merit further examination.”

Trade union centres oppose Colombian OECD membership

3 April, 2017Colombia’s trade union centres are firm in their opposition against the country joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), because of persistent attacks on basic rights.

Labour leaders lay down demands to G20

22 May, 2017Leaders of Global unions and trade unions in countries of the G20 nations gathered in Berlin for the Labour 20 Summit on 16 and 17 May, to demand a more inclusive, sustainable and responsible model of globalization. 

Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting

8 March, 2018Global overcapacity and plans by U.S. President Donald Trump to implement new tariffs dominated discussion at the biannual OECD Steel Committee meeting in Paris on 5 and 6 March 2018.

Indonesian cement workers to benefit from OECD settlement

26 May, 2014Indonesian cement workers can look to better future at Indocement/HeidelbergCement after a complaint to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has been settled.