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Agreement at Hanjin Heavy Industries

11 November, 2011After 11 months of stalemate KMWU and the management of Hanjin Heavy Industries agreed on November 9 on an end to the dispute about mass dismissals at the Korean shipyard.

General strike hits Portugal on November 24

23 November, 2011The General Confederation of Portuguese Workers (CGTP) is calling for a general strike on November 24, to protest against exploitation and impoverishment in Portugal in the wake of the financial crisis, and the demands of the International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank.

IMF and Chinese ACFTU step up exchange

1 December, 2011IMF delegation discusses trade union strategies on globalization with All-China Federation of Trade Unions in Shanghai.

Successful negotiations between AUKMW and GMEA in Kenya

2 December, 2011Bargaining resulted in wage increases of 31% for the 200 workers at General Motors East Africa. The agreement was welcomed by both parties.

Women's Conference debate future strategy

7 December, 2011Delegates discuss and make proposals on precarious work, organizing women workers and priorities for the new international.

Unions discuss industrial strategy at COP17

7 December, 2011On November 30 the ICEM, IMF and ITGLWF collaborated on an event entitled "Cutting Emissions - Transforming Jobs". It was a key part of the "World of Work" side events coordinated by the International Trade Union Confederation at the UN climate change conference COP-17 in Durban, South Africa.

Cooper Tire lockout in Findlay, USA

8 December, 2011The US tire and rubber company on November 28 announced that it would lock out 1,051 unionized workers at its plant in Findlay in the state of Ohio, USA. The United Steelworkers (USW) and its Local 207L condemned the move and on December 6 filed charges with the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) against the company for unfair labour practices in bargaining.

Strike at Freeport-McMoRan continues in Indonesia

8 December, 2011The strike against US-based Freeport-McMoRan by the ICEM-affiliated PT Freeport Workers' Union runs into its 11th week. The union plans another notice to extend the strike to January 15, 2012.

Tata Unions commit to organizing network

8 December, 2011Trade union leaders from Australia, India, Great Britain, New Zealand and North America continue to develop their strategy to organize and promote workers rights through a Tata Steel Network. The unions, meeting in Jakarta on December 7, agreed to an action plan that will see increasing cooperation before a Network meeting in 2012.

IMF affiliate in Kyrgyzstan signs industry agreement

9 December, 2011On December 6 representatives of the IMF affiliate Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK), employers and the state signed an industry agreement for 2012-2014.