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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.

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.

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.

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.

Free Myanmar’s jailed trade unionists! Recognise the NUG!

10 October, 2022The Global Unions, representing 200 million workers worldwide, call for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Myanmar, in particular the more than 60 trade unionists who have been unjustly incarcerated by the military junta since its coup in 2021. We demand the immediate dismissal of the trumped-up charges filed against all jailed democracy activists, strong assurances that their health and safety inside the prisons are secured, and their swift and safe return to their loved ones.  

Madagascar unions demand justice for jailed trade unionist

13 October, 2022Madagascar unions are calling upon the ministry of Justice to unconditionally release trade unionist Sento Chang who was imprisoned on false charges.

Caterpillar network on a mission to build global solidarity

21 October, 2022On 19 October, the Caterpillar global union network met online. The US giant has a history of anti-union, anti-worker, and anti-dialogue behaviour at its operations worldwide.

Ashok Leyland workers demand end to precarious work

8 February, 2023Unions affiliated to the Working People Trade Union Congress (WPTUC), an IndustriALL affiliate, are protesting in three of auto manufacturer’s Ashok Leyland’s units over the company’s excessive use of contract workers and unfair labour practices.

Amcor workers unite to demand international dialogue

28 April, 2023In a powerful global action, Amcor workers in 17 countries coordinated this month to together demand that the company engages with the Amcor global trade union alliance.

Uneasiness over Glencore’s takeover bid of Teck Resources

24 May, 2023Swiss mining and metal giant Glencore has made a hostile takeover bid of Canadian Teck Resources. Given the experiences of job losses, violations of workers’ rights and impact on the environment and communities after the Xstrata hostile takeover in 2012, IndustriALL and affiliates object to the bid.