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South African garment workers strike on low wages

28 May, 201310,000 Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) members embarked on a two day protected strike action against continued undermining of the clothing bargaining council and payment of wages below the legally prescribed levels.

Nationwide strike in Indonesia announced for 31 October

28 October, 2013Trade unions in Indonesia have announced a national strike on 31 October – 1 November. Workers demand a rise in minimum salary, implementation of health insurance and an end to outsourced precarious work.

Violent end to Indonesian strike

5 November, 2013A national strike was held in Indonesia on 31 October and 1 November with more than 1,5 million participants. Although peaceful demonstrations were held in most regions, violent outbreaks injured a number people.

Scab-made medical gloves sicken Ansell workers in Sri Lanka

19 November, 2013Australian-based manufacturer of medical gloves and condoms, Ansell continues to attack its workers. Suspending striking trade union members in Sri Lanka and replacing them with contracted scabs puts a bad stain on Ansell’s products that are exported throughout the world.

Numsa strikes on steel

27 October, 2015On 14 October, thousands of Numsa members as well as workers from other sectors and community members marched together in Johannesburg against corruption and in support of jobs.

Oil unions in Kuwait resume negotiations over demands

17 May, 2016In an effort to end the indefinite strike announced in April, a delegation from IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate the Oil and Petrochemical Industries Workers Confederation (OPIWC) and oil unions in the country met with the Kuwaiti prime minister on 20 April.

Half a million Indian coalminers launch strike

6 January, 2015IndustriALL Global Union’s mining affiliates in India are leading a five-day nationwide strike that has shut down the country’s coal industry. Beginning 6 January, the strike is in rejection of government plans to privatize state-owned Coal India Ltd. (CIL) which produces almost all of India’s coal.

NUM strike upholds rights at Northam Platinum

22 January, 2015A 6-day strike by 5,000 members of South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) at Northam Platinum ended on 20 January after workers’ accepted a draft memorandum of understanding developed with management.  

5 reasons why we need the right to strike

16 February, 2015The fundamental right to strike is under attack from employers and governments at the International Labour Organization (ILO), which sets global standards on labour rights. 

USW oil workers stage nationwide strike

3 February, 2015US oil workers from IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the United Steelworkers (USW), are staging their first nationwide strike in more than 30 years.