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IndustriALL shares pain in Soma on one-month anniversary of industrial homicide

25 June, 2014Key mining trade unions from around the world joined IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe in a solidarity mission to the Soma mine site in Turkey, one month on from the mass killing of 301 mineworkers in an avoidable industrial disaster.

Support for UNITE glass workers on strike in North East England

10 July, 2014Around 100 members of IndustriALL’s largest UK affiliate, Unite the Union, are on a two-week strike at Tyneside Safety Glass after rejecting a tiny pay increase. The company director just awarded himself a 14 per cent pay rise and transferred £750,000 company money into a trust fund in his name.

Hankook continues to violate union rights in Hungary

5 August, 2014Since the start of its Hungarian operations, leading Korean tire maker Hankook has been relentless in its union busting.

Juno Lighting workers celebrate the joy of victory

10 September, 2014After three days of strike launched by the workers of Des Plaines, Illinois Juno Lighting Group the management of the group agreed to satisfy workers’ demands.

Goodyear Unions Committed to Revive Global Network

11 September, 2014More than thirty participants representing workers employed by the third largest tire-maker from the United States, Turkey, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Netherlands unanimously decided to re-activate the Goodyear Global Union Network which had been formed in 1999.

Obituary – Bala Tampoe

3 September, 2014IndustriALL Global Union renders tribute to Bala Tampoe who passed away on 1 September. Bala was 92 and led his union IndustriALL affiliate Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers Union (CMU) for more than 60 years; he negotiated with every Prime Minister since Sri Lanka’s independence.

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

21 February, 2014On the eighth anniversary of the disaster that killed 65 miners at Grupo Mexico’s Pasta de Conchos mine, IndustriALL Global Union calls on the federal government to end impunity and respect workers’ rights.

Police evict striking Gerdau workers in Colombia

9 February, 2017Police in Colombia have evicted 47 workers, all trade union members, from the Gerdau Diaco plant, where they had been protesting peacefully since November last year.

Union mission to Turkey to support workers

31 March, 2017“All barriers before fundamental rights and union organizing in our country must be lifted,” said Turkish unions during a joint meeting with around 50 union leaders from 19 Turkish affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union, on 20 March in Ankara.

Two thousand miners at Southern Peru Copper on indefinite strike

13 April, 2017Miners at Southern Copper Corporation in Peru are on indefinite strike in support of demands for a bigger share of profits, improvements in medical services, an end to company spying on workers and the reinstatement of dismissed workers.