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Zambian government seizes Collum Mine over poor working conditions

28 February, 2013The Zambian government has emphasized that the take over is not nationalism, but due to non compliance with labour laws, safety and environmental standards and non payment of royalties at the previously state-owned coal mine.

300 jobs at risk in Uruguay mine

9 August, 2018300 workers in Uruguay employed by Canadian mining company Orosur risk losing their jobs if the country’s only gold extraction and processing company closes down its operations.

Two former Ford executives sentenced for crimes against humanity in Argentina

17 December, 2018An Argentine court has sentenced two former Ford executives at the company’s plant in Argentina for their role in the human rights crimes committed against Ford workers during the country's last dictatorship.

Unilever alienating workers in South Africa and UK

12 February, 2014Trade unions continue to rally against the anti-union management policies of food and chemical giant Unilever. IndustriALL joins IUF in condemning latest anti-worker in the UK and South Africa.

Greece needs investment and respect of social rights

31 August, 2015Investment, innovation and respect of social rights are key factors for a successful recovery of growth and employment in Greece; not destruction of social protection and labour laws. IndustriALL Global and Europe declare their continued solidarity with Greek workers and unions during a solidarity mission to Athens.

IndustriALL Global Union keeps fighting back through active campaigns

23 July, 2015Attacks against fundamental rights are continuing and increasing all over the world. Governments and multinational companies use all dirty tactics to prevent workers from joining a union of their free choice and keep them away from our important tools collective bargaining and strikes.

On 7 October Rio Tinto workers everywhere are demanding decent work

7 October, 2015Marking World Day for Decent Work, 7 October, employees of the mining and metals giant Rio Tinto are taking concerted action to call on their employer to Stop Precarious Work.

Dear Signet, don’t let Rio Tinto take the sparkle out of Christmas

14 December, 2015This holiday season, unions are again calling on one of the world’s largest jewellery retailers to clean up its supplier of diamonds. They are urging Signet to demand that multinational mining and metals giant Rio Tinto respect workers’ rights, indigenous peoples and the environment.

Heroes form new global union

19 June, 2012Union delegates attending the founding of the new 50 million member IndustriALL Global Union are setting up a family of human rights heroes fighting for the rights of working people everywhere.

IndustriALL targets mining giant Rio Tinto

26 June, 2012One week after its creation, IndustriALL Global Union announced its intention to shine a light on Rio Tinto’s unethical behavior around the world, starting with the release of a report on the company’s operations in Africa.