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Zambian unions reject unjust laws stifling workers' rights

25 julio, 2024Unions in Zambia are rejecting proposed amendments to the Employment Code Act 2019 which seek to roll back fundamental rights at work and collective bargaining.

Nigerian unions and federal government agree on new minimum wage

25 julio, 2024Trade union federations in Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) signed a new minimum wage agreement of 70 000 Naira ($43) with the Federal Government of Nigeria on 18 July which will be reviewed after three years. 

NUMSA wins after strike at Ford Motor Company in South Africa

24 julio, 2024When the Labour Court ruled in favour of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa and interdicted a strike by 3000 automotive workers at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, there were fears of possible dismissals.

Garment workers in Bangladesh continue to suffer

24 julio, 2024Nine months have passed since the government of Bangladesh revised the minimum wage, yet the country’s working people continue to face hardships due to a high rate of inflation coupled with extremely low wages.

Empty seat at the table highlights the plight of women in the energy transition in Latin America

22 julio, 2024Twelve women trade union leaders from the energy sector in five countries in Latin America came together this week in an IndustriALL event in Bogotá to push for Just Transition plans to address the impact of the energy transition on women.

African trade unions to adopt strategies on critical transition minerals

22 julio, 2024As trade unions in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) develop Just Transition strategies as their countries transition from high to low carbon energy sources emphasis is placed on business and human rights especially in the mining of critical transition minerals.

New IEA report on fair and inclusive clean energy transitions

18 julio, 2024The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) new report Strategies for Affordable and Fair Clean Energy Transitions, underscores that, despite the significant upfront investments required for transitioning to a clean energy system, the overall costs will eventually decrease for consumers due to much lower operating expenses. According to the IEA these findings will be crucial for policymakers, as it demonstrates that accelerating transitions can lead to a cheaper and more sustainable energy system.

IndustriALL Global Union and IndustriAll Europe condemn recent Russian attack on Ukraine

16 julio, 2024A Russian missile attack on Ukraine on 8 July killed 44 people and injured 196 people. IndustriAll Europe and IndustriALL Global Union condemn this attack and reiterate their support and solidarity with the Ukrainian people and trade unions, and all workers affected. Both organizations call on the United Nations, the international community and the European Commission, Council and Parliament to guarantee reinforced political support for an immediate peace in Ukraine.

SEWA India provides members with heat wave insurance

16 julio, 2024As a first of its kind, IndustriALL's affiliate in India, SEWA, is providing heat wave insurance to its members this summer to help them cope with heat distress in the region.

Australian unions welcome Anglo American response to Grosvenor mine accident

15 julio, 2024A methane gas explosion in the underground Grosvenor coal mine, on 29 June, near Moranbah led to the evacuation of workers but with no reported injuries.