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Don’t criminalize the right to strike in Spain, IndustriALL demands

14 February, 2014IndustriALL Global Union has appealed to the Attorney General in Spain for a fair trial of Airbus union members, who face eight years in prison after taking part in a General Strike on 29 September 2010.

Stop the persecution of trade unionists at Honda Mexico!

11 February, 2014Three leaders of the Honda workers’ trade union, the Sindicato de Trabajadores Unidos de Honda de México (STUHM) and an activist accompanying them, were detained while distributing leaflets outside the Honda factory. Police officers used excessive force when arresting them, held them incommunicado for hours and subjected them to physical and psychological torture.

Georgian miners to go on strike

10 February, 2014The miners of RMG Gold and RMG Copper in Georgia announced their plan to go on strike after the management refused to fulfill their obligations according to the agreement signed in November 2013. The management replied with dismissals.

Unions set for global action against Cambodian embassies

7 February, 2014Global unions are mobilizing workers around the world to protest at Cambodian embassies on Monday 10 February, to demand the release of 23 activists seized during demonstrations in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh in January.

IndustriALL protests arrests of striking miners in Iran

5 February, 2014Over 20 striking miners and their leaders have been arrested in Iran despite their action being legal – even under the repressive political environment and labour legislation of the country.

USW report exposes Crown Holdings’ bad corporate governance

31 January, 2014On 30 January 2014 IndustriALL Global Union’s North American affiliate United Steelworkers (USW) representing workers at Crown Holdings in the U.S. and Canada recently released a new report analysing key governance problems at the company.

Cambodian workers fight for a living wage

29 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union supports the fight of Cambodian garment workers for a minimum living wage and demands the respect of freedom of association and the release of jailed unionists.

Global unions call for ILO inquiry on Fiji

23 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union calls upon its affiliates to join the campaign launched by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), demanding to establish an ILO Commission of Inquiry to investigate the systematic violation of trade union rights in Fiji.

International labour movement campaigns for oil workers in Kazakhstan

12 December, 2013On 10 December, Human Rights Day, national and global union organizations together with the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia and web resource LabourStart launched a campaign for release of seven oil workers held in custody since 2012.

IndustriALL Executives condemn Samsung for union busting

5 December, 2013Today at the international body meeting, IndustriALL Executive Committee members unanimously approved a petition condemning Samsung Electronics for union busting policy.