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Kronos workers approve the new agreement

21 November, 2013The majority of 320 workers of Kronos Canada Inc. factory in Varennes, Quebec voted 70.8 percent in favour of the agreement of principle reached at negotiations on 19 November 2013.

Dismissed Turkish Workers at Punto Deri Continue to Struggle

21 November, 201328 dismissed workers at Punto Deri, members of IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Deri-Is, have been picketing for more than three months for their fundamental rights.

Support action at the ILO to defend the right to strike

18 November, 2013Join IndustriALL Global Union in the support for the International Trade Union Confederation's (ITUC) action to defend the right to strike!

Rana Plaza compensation talks still frustrate

15 November, 2013The long overdue final agreement on compensation to Rana Plaza victims is still not finalised as brands continue to hesitate. Walmart, Carrefour, Bonmarché, Mango, Auchan and Kik refuse to sign the Arrangement.

The long road towards ILO–compliant Labour and Trade Union Laws in Iraq

14 November, 2013Erbil in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region of Northern Iraq was the venue for the latest discussions between unions and Iraqi parliamentarians and the Ministry of Labour regarding the ongoing struggle for acceptable Labour Laws in Iraq. The struggle continues!

Iraqi workers need good laws now!

14 November, 2013For the past 10 years unions in Iraq have mobilized and campaigned for the government to pass a new labour and trade union law. Today, the 1987 Saddam Hussein-era laws remain in effect and are actively enforced. They prevent unions from carrying out normal union activity.

Cambodia - escalating violence against workers results in shooting

13 November, 2013Over the last eight months, violence against workers has been escalating in Cambodia. Recently police shot and beat workers demonstrating to improve working conditions in the garment industry.

Union protest ends in Peru

11 November, 2013Union members at Hialpesa, a Peruvian textile and garment factory, have returned to work after a three-day protest over temporary contracts.

UNI Global Union Alliance @ Walmart calls for global actions

11 November, 2013IndustriALL Global Union supports the call for action and joins workers around the world on 18-24 November to demand good jobs at Walmart stores, and throughout Walmart’s supply chain.

Increased minimum wage in Indonesia at a violent cost

8 November, 2013During the national demonstration on 31 October and 1 November, 1,5 million Indonesian workers took to the streets. Although some of the demands were met, the protests ended in violence in some parts of the country.