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Glass workers strike over ‘paltry’ pay offer

17 June, 2014Workers at two sites of the UK company Tyneside Safety Glass are on strike this week over ‘a paltry and insulting’ pay offer.

Turkish glass strike ban taken to ILO with official complaint

23 July, 2014Glass workers union in Turkey, Kristal-İş, has lodged an official complaint against the Turkish government at the ILO, for violation of freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, and the right to strike.

IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliates central in Serbian general strike

22 July, 2014Trade unions in Serbia conducted a nationwide general strike on 17 July in rejection of the government’s plan to cut wages and working conditions.

Juno Lighting Group workers in dispute for fair wages in U.S.

4 September, 2014Des Plaines, Illinois Juno Lighting Group workers on 3 September announced a strike against their company. The workers are demanding that the company gives them a fair wage increase and respect at work.

Outsourced workers at food company in Chile out on strike

20 December, 201273 workers at the Chilean company WFS Food Services have been on strike for 14 days in support of their demand for a new collective agreement and in protest at anti-trade union practices.

USW rubber workers in action for fair contracts

20 March, 2013The United Steelworkers of North America has been conducting robust bargaining for fair contracts at two multinational tire manufacturers. USW members ratified new contracts this week at three Titan International plants, while Steelworkers at Firestone Polymers LLC in Orange, Texas went on strike on 18 March to defend existing health care benefits.

Chilean copper workers' dispute worsens

4 April, 2013The death of a CODELCO worker, Nelson Barría, on Wednesday 27 March, caused by a landslide at the Radomiro Tomic opencast mine, has aggravated the dispute between workers and the state-owned mining company.

Airbus refuses to respect workers' rights in Tunisia

2 May, 2013In Fouchana, a suburb of Tunis, the female workers of Latélec, a subsidiary of French Group Latécoère, which is a sub-contractor for Airbus, demand that their trade union rights be respected. As a result the company threatens to leave the country.

Zambian miners strike for wages

17 May, 2013“Whilst we are happy with progress we are making in wage negotiations, we aslo want to see improvement in working conditions in the mines” said Joseph Chewe, General Secretary of MUZ.

UK oil and gas workers to embark on first North Sea strike in a generation

21 July, 2016Almost 400 members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliates Unite and the RMT at multinational oil and gas services company Wood Group will take industrial action on 26 July in a dispute over 30 per cent pay cuts and changes to allowances.