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Fighting the dismantlement of Belarus’ independent trade unions

22 July, 2022The regime in Belarus has dismantled the country's independent trade unions. IndustriALL and affiliates stand strong in defending them and democracy in the country.

Notorious labour law adopted in Ukraine

20 July, 2022Despite numerous public appeals from the international community and trade unions in the country, Ukraine’s parliament has adopted a modification of the labour legislation which means that companies with fewer than 250 employees will be able to directly negotiate pay structure, working hours and the conditions or terms of contract termination.

IndustriALL condemns termination of Belarus’ independent unions

15 July, 2022In its continued attacks on the democratic labour movement, the regime in Belarus has taken the country’s independent trade unions to trial in order to dissolve them.

EU must end preferential trade arrangement with Myanmar military

13 July, 2022IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union are calling on the European Union to take stronger action against the military junta in Myanmar, including the withdrawal of Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences.

Workplace safety still a major concern in Pakistani mines

12 July, 2022According to IndustriALL affiliates in Pakistan, as of 7 July, there had been around 60 accidents in the country’s mines, killing more than 90 workers and severely injuring around 40. Workers are killed by underground explosions, methane gas poisoning, suffocation or mine walls collapsing due to lax safety procedures and the unavailability of the first line of treatment at mining sites.

Union busting at Tainan Enterprises Indonesia

11 July, 2022Despite attempts from IndustriALL Global Union, PT Tainan Enterprises Indonesia, who produce clothes for GAP, Ann Taylor and Macy among others, are refusing to reinstate union leaders fired last year for forming a local union.

Belarus must release arrested union leaders!

11 July, 2022The heavy oppression against unions in Belarus continues. The government wants to declare the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions and all independent unions ‘extremist organizations’.

Tunisia’s public sector workers launch general strike

15 June, 2022Workers in Tunisia’s public sector will go on a general strike tomorrow, 16 June, after negotiations with the government to protect workers from the rising cost of living in the country have failed. The general strike coincides with a period when there is a huge blow against democracy.

Preventing abuse of Malaysia’s migrant workers

10 June, 2022About forty union and NGO activists, migrant worker specialists, academics, as well as representatives from the ILO and the Malaysian Ministry of Labour, met on 24-25 May to discuss the widespread human and worker rights abuse against migrants in Malaysia.

Worker dies at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard

10 June, 2022One worker died and one was seriously injured while dismantling the tanks of ship at the Sagarika shipbreaking Yard in Chattogram, Bangladesh on 8 June.