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Interim tribunal rules that Mark Lyon is ‘likely’ to get job back at Ineos

12 March, 2014An interim tribunal said sacked Ineos worker and trade unionist Mark Lyon is ‘likely’ to get his job back when the case reaches the full hearing later on in the year. Petrochemical giant Ineos was also ordered to pay Mark Lyon full wages since February until the hearing.

Ukraine needs a peaceful way-out

6 March, 2014Signs of frustration and despair are growing in the east of Europe; the entire population of a 45 million people country has been dragged into a series of divisive political conflicts. IndustriALL Global Union strongly believes in a route to peace and security in Ukraine without using weapons.

Ansell continues to defy Supreme Court instruction

6 March, 2014The conflict at the Ansell factory in one of Sri Lanka’s free trade zones has seen 294 workers out of a job since October. The Supreme Court has instructed Ansell to negotiate a settlement with the trade union FTZGSEU, which the company blatantly refuses to do.

Indonesian paper workers striking for fair wages and rights

4 March, 2014IndustriALL’s Indonesian affiliate FSP2KI leads the struggle against Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) after the company illegally broke off collective bargaining talks and called in the local army and police to intimidate workers against supporting the union in West Java.

28 February is EUROPEAN EQUAL PAY DAY

3 March, 2014IndustriALL Global Union supports its sister organization, industriAll Europe’s demands for more justice for women on this campaign day.

Jyrki Raina speaks about his tour to five Asian countries

3 March, 2014Jyrki Raina, General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, describes his experience about an inspiring and energetic series of trips to Asia.

Cambodian government must urgently restart dialogue with unions

28 February, 2014At the end of a week of overtime boycotts by garment workers in Cambodia, IndustriALL is urging the Cambodian government to resume negotiations with unions without delay.

41 years of Indian street vendors’ struggle wins legislative victory

27 February, 2014A bill to protect the rights of urban street vendors, including against police harassment, adopted by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) of Parliament in India.

Unions building global power against attacks by Crown Holdings

26 February, 2014Trade unions from Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and UK met on 25 February in Switzerland to confront the anti-union strategy of Crown Holdings, an American multinational packaging company.

Rana Plaza compensation arrangement needs brands’ commitment

20 February, 2014The one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza industrial homicide is approaching on 24 April. Only four brands have joined the Rana Plaza Arrangement, an ILO-led initiative to pay compensation to the injured and victims’ families.