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Egypt steps back on workers’ rights

4 December, 2012Egypt’s new draft Constitution will treat workers like criminals and bring unions under tight government control as they were under the Mubarak dictatorship.

Support for SME in Mexico

22 November, 2012IndustriALL demands compliance with court protection order granted to the Mexican Union of Electricity Workers.

Disastrous labour reform passed in Mexico

20 November, 2012The anti-worker labour legislation reform in Mexico was passed on 13 November under the neoliberal lie that greater flexibility for employers to sack workers will create jobs and improve the economy.

Turkish Parliament adopts new anti-union legislation

25 October, 2012IndustriALL Global Union joins with the international labour movement in calling for a Presidential veto on anti-union legislation passed by the Turkish Parliament on 18 October.

Korean workers stage protest against Hyundai

25 October, 2012Two workers climbed a pylon and remain there at the Hyundai Motor plant in Ulsan on 17 October protesting against the company’s failure to recognise the permanent status of employees even after a positive Supreme Court decision.

Oppose Mexican anti-worker legislation reform

23 October, 2012Write to Mexico’s Senators here and remind them of the international opposition to the regressive reforms proposed for the country’s labour legislation.

Turkish Parliament debates union legislation without genuine rights

9 October, 2012IndustriALL sends letter of protest as the Grand National Assembly of Turkey is considering a draft Collective Labour Relations’ Act that replaces two laws in vigour despite criticism from the global union movement and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Mexican parliament debates today on dangerous labour law reform

27 September, 2012Mexican workers are picketing the Mexican parliament today; unions are mobilizing throughout the capital and elsewhere, as politicians debate the extremely anti-worker legislation submitted by outgoing president Felipe Calderón.

Join the resistance against proposed regressive labour law reforms in Mexico

21 September, 2012IndustriALL Global Union and its activist affiliates of the Tri-National Solidarity Alliance (TNSA) are leading opposition to dangerous labour law reform to be fast-tracked through the Mexican parliament. The legislation would intensify the serious obstacles already facing workers and democratic trade unions in Mexico.

Unions call for policies that favour development and equality

20 September, 2012Addressing the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board, the ITUC shows that better policy choices can lead to better income distribution and reduce inequality