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Unions in Peru take action for a fair and sustainable textile industry

20 January, 2021In December, the Federation of textile workers of Peru (FNTTP) delivered a document called "Platform for a claim for a fair and sustainable textile and clothing industry” to the Labor and social security commission.

Brazilian unions fight to protect 5,000 jobs at Ford

19 January, 2021Ford has announced its intention to close three plants in Brazil, resulting in 5,000 workers losing their jobs. IndustriALL is calling on Ford to reconsider the decision and to discuss alternative solutions with the unions.

Global unions call for justice for Saudi women‘s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul

21 December, 2020The global unions express alarm and strong indignation at Saudi Arabia’s State Prosecutor’s decision to seek the maximum jail sentence for women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul.  She has been imprisoned on charges of terrorism for advocating for women’s rights.

Reindustrializing Latin America and the Caribbean

11 December, 2020On 8 December, more than 150 union leaders from the base metal, energy and automotive sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean completed a series of seminars and working groups as part of a project run by IndustriALL and Union to Union.

Belarus – human rights must be respected

10 December, 2020Today, on 10 December, we celebrate International Human Rights Day, but even after four months of struggle for freedom and democracy, most Belarusians cannot fully enjoy this day.

Understanding domestic violence

10 December, 2020PART 1: "Domestic violence and the role of trade unions explained". Gaining a better understanfing of what domestic violence is.

Kyrgyzstan: Stop pressure on trade unions

1 December, 2020For two years, unions in Kyrgyzstan have been under threat and authorities are now increasing pressure. Global unions have launched a LabourStart campaign to support Kyrgyz unions.

Union federations create IndustriALL Brazil

19 November, 2020Union federations CUT and Força Sindical have joined forces to create IndustriALL Brazil, bringing together 10 million workers from different manufacturing sectors.

OWTU’s restructuring plan rejected by the government

6 November, 2020IndustriALL affiliate OWTU in Trinidad and Tobago is calling for a review of their proposal to restart a national oil refinery after the government rejects it in favour of private capital.

World needs UN binding treaty to end corporate impunity

5 November, 2020Although recent negotiations have not brought the desired result due to obstruction by employers’ organizations and some governments, IndustriALL Global Union is committed to a UN binding instrument on business and human rights to end impunity for corporate human rights abuses.