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Organizing along the battery supply chain

12 July, 2021Given the workers rights' violations and a low union density, coupled with an expected increase in battery demand in the next ten years, IndustriALL and affiliates have started developing a strategy for workers along the supply chain.

Unions at ArcelorMittal continue calling for genuine dialogue

1 July, 2021The ArcelorMittal global union network brought together 90 leaders  from around 30 trade unions in 15 different countries in an online meeting on 29-30 June, to discuss challenges, in particularly increasing workplace accidents and social dialogue at all levels.

BHP global network stands strong together

4 June, 2021One of the world’s largest mining companies consistently refuses to engage with the union, making IndustriALL’s global BHP network an important platform for action and solidarity.

German supply chain law reaches parliament

22 April, 2021The proposed law on due diligence in supply chains has its first reading in the Bundestag, the German parliament, on 22 April. Unions are concerned that employers’ associations will attempt to block it or dilute its proposals.

Goodyear and Cooper Tire unions committed to solidarity

26 March, 2021More than two decades after the first meeting of the Goodyear global trade union network in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1999, unions working for the tyre multinational continue to demonstrate the benefits of mutual aid and practical solidarity.

Unions drive due diligence at EU level

11 March, 2021The European labour movement is driving the campaign for due diligence legislation at EU level.

IndustriALL, ITF and TUAC urge action on export credit to revive global economy

4 March, 2021Airline passenger demand fell 65 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year and the demand for commercial aerospace products have also fallen dramatically. As a result, hundreds of thousands of workers in the sectors have been laid off.  Export credit agency support is critical for restoring employment levels.

German unions win the argument on due diligence in supply chains

17 February, 2021German unions have argued for years that a law on due diligence in supply chains – Sorgfaltspflichten - is necessary. Now their arguments are being taken seriously, and a new law on due diligence in supply chains is expected to be passed before the elections in autumn 2021.

Alternative Mining Indaba discusses sustainable mining under Covid-19

15 February, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from Sub Saharan Africa were part of the 700 participants in the virtual 2021 Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) on 8-12 February, which discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on mineworkers, artisanal and small-scale miners, and mining affected communities.

Lifts and escalators workers commit to fight for their rights

10 February, 202175 workers and engineers, union activists and shop stewards from 20 countries from the lifts and escalators industry met online on 3 February.