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Electricity unions pledge to support each other

27 November, 2020Over 60 trade unionists who represent electricity workers around the world came together online on 25 November to share their experiences of keeping the lights on during the pandemic, to discuss trends in their sector, and to support each other in action.

French unions unite to defend the future of energy

19 November, 2020IndustriALL Global Union’s French energy sector affiliates will come together for a day of action on 26 November 2020 to oppose policies that threaten the future of their sector, and the restructuring plans of the multinational companies EDF and ENGIE. 

Global unions welcome ENGIE’s commitment to cover Covid-19 related health care and social security for employees

29 April, 2020Global unions IndustriALL, Public Services International (PSI) and Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) welcome and support the programme launched by energy multinational ENGIE Group. The global unions recognize ENGIE’s acknowledgement of the key role trade unions and social dialogue play in the current crisis to ensure the long-term sustainability of the company and the health, safety and well-being of its employees.

Australia: CFMEU wins Just Transition for Hazelwood power station workers

15 March, 2017The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has won a Just Transition deal for workers at the Hazelwood power station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Global unions sign Health and Safety Agreement with GDF Suez

22 May, 2014French utility giant GDF Suez has made a commitment with global unions to end fatalities linked to the company across its entire operations, including subcontractors.

ENGIE

25 May, 2012ENGIE, the world’s second largest gas, water services, and electric utility, IndustriALL, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI), and Public Services International (PSI) are committed to the “Global Agreement on Fundamental Rights, Social Dialogue, and Sustainable Development”. The agreement contains best practice language on trade union rights.