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Progress in cutting agency work at VW in Russia

6 December, 2012The Interregional Trade Union of Autoworkers (ITUA), an IndustriALL affiliate, engaged in talks with Volkswagen management in Kaluga, Russia, about the rules for transferring agency workers to permanent positions. Meanwhile, at Ford in Vsevolozhsk, Russia, ITUA local struggles through the third week of the work-to-rules strike.

Impressive victory at Volkswagen in Kaluga, Russia

23 May, 2013Workers organized by the International Trade Union of Autoworkers (ITUA) won back weekend holidays in Summer.

Hunger strike at Volkswagen plant in India  

12 January, 201811 union representatives of the Volkswagen Employees’ Union in Pune, India, have gone on hunger strike, protesting against the employer's plans to introduce a new remuneration scheme that includes a performance-related wage component.

Russian unions join forces to negotiate collective agreement at Volkswagen

18 January, 2019Two IndustriALL affiliates will jointly negotiate a collective agreement at Volkswagen plants in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, after putting aside their differences to hold a joint organizing campaign, allowing them to achieve the legal recognition threshold. Negotiations are scheduled to begin on 1 February.

VW neglected Covid-19 health and safety protocols, says union

13 August, 2020IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has condemned the violation of Covid-19 protocols by Volkswagen South Africa at its plant in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape province.

International solidarity ends precarious work at Kenya auto plant

31 March, 2021For many years, IndustriALL affiliate the Amalgamated Union of Kenya Metal Workers (AUKMW), campaigned against the piece rate system at Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) which paid workers on an hourly basis. After support from the Volkswagen Works Council, from January 2021 the 42 affected workers have better contracts and are now being paid monthly.

Volkswagen limits precarious work globally!

6 December, 2012The Volkswagen Group Board of Management, the European Group Works Council and the Volkswagen World Works Council and IndustriALL signed an agreement on 30 November 2012 limiting temporary work at the plants of the Group.

Global solidarity ensures union at auto supplier in Turkey

28 February, 2013Global solidarity support and 3 Global Framework Agreements assisted Birlesik Metal Is in securing union recognition at Fontana Pietro, an auto supplier plant in Turkey.

Volkswagen: job security until 2025 despite cuts

25 November, 2016After negotiations between Volkswagen (VW) management and the VW Works Council, the world's biggest car manufacturer has announced it will cut 30,000 jobs by 2025, but without any dismissals.

New collective agreement at Volkswagen in Russia

14 March, 2017Three months of intensive collective bargaining at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga in Russia resulted in a renegotiated collective agreement at the end of February 2017.