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Campaign against Crown Holdings escalates with actions in Europe

18 October, 2013IndustriALL Global Union and USW, with the support of UNIA, stage protests in front of the European headquarters in Baar and warns board member of the company who keeps leading post at Swiss retailer association ProMarka in Bern, Switzerland.

Turkish and Canadian workers together call on Crown to stop busting

22 October, 2013The global campaign against Crown Holdings over its anti-labor practices continues with a demonstration held in front of the company’s facility located at Kartepe, Izmit in Turkey on 21 October following the ones in the US and Switzerland. Hosted by Birleşik Metal-İş and attended by the USW, the action raised common voice of Turkish and Canadian workers.

National Grid lockout ends with new 6-year contract

8 January, 2019Some 1,250 workers at National Grid in Massachusetts, USA, will be returning to work under a new 6-year contract, ending a lockout lasting more than six months. 

Machinists strike continues in West Virginia, USA

10 May, 2018A strike by workers at Tecnocap SpA in Glen Dale, West Virginia, is entering its second month, as the company refuses to bargain with IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

Honeywell lockout in the US ends with new agreement

13 April, 2015Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7-669 voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement at the Honeywell nuclear power plant in Metropolis, Illinois. The agreement ends a seven-month lockout covering 150 union members.

The drama of Rusal Friguia workers in Guinea

11 April, 2013Locked-out workers at the Friguia aluminium plant of Russian-based multinational Rusal have been picketing with their families in front of the local authorities’ offices for several days, calling for a reopening of the plant.

Lock out of New York utility workers ends

30 July, 2012UWUA reached a tentative contract settlement with Consolidated Edison on Thursday 26 July ending a month-long lockout and a return to work for all 8,500 utility workers in New York.

Honeywell Once Again Locks USW Members Out in the US

18 August, 2014Honeywell Inc.’s uranium conversion facility in Metropolis, Illinois has locked out nearly 150 members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7-669 trying to break the union. IndustriALL Global Union gives full support to the campaign with its affiliates worldwide.

Kronos workers approve the new agreement

21 November, 2013The majority of 320 workers of Kronos Canada Inc. factory in Varennes, Quebec voted 70.8 percent in favour of the agreement of principle reached at negotiations on 19 November 2013.

Time for ATG in Sri Lanka to back off

22 June, 2018IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in Sri Lanka is ramping up demands on rubber glove manufacturer ATG Ceylon to stop union busting at its factories.