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Cementing union power at Dow Chemical

4 November, 2014American and European trade unions shared their common concerns at the Dow North American Labor Council (DNALC) Meeting in Pennsylvania, USA on 14 October.

Energy workers of Southern Africa building power

23 October, 2014Meeting together in Mid-Rand, near Pretoria, 13-14 October, 2014, IndustriALL Global Union’s Southern African Energy Network (SAEN) resolved to focus on recruiting new members through increased regional cooperation to strengthen and build power in the unions.

2,000 Polish miners protest against plans to close mines

15 January, 2015Approximately 2,000 coal miners in Silesia, southern Poland were joined by their families and local residents in underground protests on 8 January against government plans to close four mines in the region. The mines all belong to the state-owned Kompania Weglowa S.A., Europe’s largest coal producer.

Union busting attempt suspected at Lesotho Johnson Controls

10 February, 2015Lesotho Johnson Controls has unfairly dismissed 50 workers at the end of January 2015, all of whom are members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Textile (Nutex), raising concerns that trade union rights as well as labour rights are being violated. 

IndustriALL calls for justice on the ninth anniversary of the industrial homicide at Pasta de Conchos

19 February, 2015Nine years have gone by since tragedy struck at Pasta de Conchos. Sixty-five miners lost their lives after being trapped by an explosion at this Grupo Mexico mine. Sixty-three bodies were never recovered and are still in the mine.

First Quantum Minerals dismiss workers demanding healthcare access

11 February, 2015Six members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ), have been fired on grounds of inciting and participating in an unprotected strike at a mine owned by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) after the company gave assurance that no workers would be dismissed for their role in the strike.

Ghana: IndustriALL members locked out at Crown Holdings

11 February, 2015IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Industrial & Commercial Workers' Union (ICU) protest against the lock out at Crown Holdings in Ghana.

Unions create global network of SMURFIT KAPPA workers

26 May, 2014Trade unions representing workers employed by paper multinational Smurfit Kappa created a global network in Madrid, Spain, on 18-19 May 2014 at a meeting organised by IndustriALL and UNI.

IndustriALL solidarity campaign continues for ExCo member Angeline Chitambo’s reinstatement

27 May, 2014Angeline Chitambo, President of the Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) continues her long and bitter fight against the blatant attacks by the state owned Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).

IF Metall congress shows support for workers around the world

22 May, 2014As Sweden is gearing up for EU elections in a few days and national elections in September, IndustriALL affiliate IF Metall took to their congress in Stockholm to discuss the labour market, salaries and social security. The Swedish union also called upon the Turkish government to take swift action against the mining tragedy in Soma.