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Building stronger unions in Asia Pacific through collective struggle

7 June, 2023IndustriALL Global Union Asia Pacific executive committee urges affiliates in the region to build stronger unions through collective efforts.

Indian unions ask ILO to discuss attacks on workers’ rights

6 June, 2023In a joint letter to the Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), unions in India are drawing attention to the anti-worker provisions in the country's newly promulgated four labour laws, asking that the Indian government’s violations of workers’ rights are added to the agenda of the ongoing 111th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

Violent attack against Korean unionists must stop

8 June, 2023Two unionists from the Federation of Korean Metalworkers’ Trade Unions (FKMTU) were injured after they were violently attacked by Korean police.

The Nordic model under attack in Finland

5 July, 2023Following the elections in April this year, conservative leader Petteri Orpo has formed a new right-wing coalition government, including the far-right populist True Finns party. The new government has outlined a plan that runs completely counter to the objectives of the trade union movement. If implemented, it will take Finland further away from the consensus-based social policies of the other Nordic countries. 

MADE in Myanmar Project - EU must stop supporting military junta’s rule

11 July, 2023IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe are reiterating their call for the EU to withdraw support for the MADE in Myanmar project, which effectively funds Myanmar’s military junta, as well for the withdrawal preferential tariffs under the Generalised System of Preferences. EU citizens and public funds should not be used to benefit the military junta, nor should they be associated with an EU-funded project where workers are threatened, dismissed or arrested without cause. Read the full statement.

Kyrgyz union leader Eldar Tadjibaev must be released!

18 January, 2024As the space for freedom of association in Kyrgyzstan is shrinking, IndustriALL is urging the ILO and the European Commission to intervene, reiterating the call to the President of Kyrgyzstan to release Eldar Tadjibaev from detention.

Global unions call on EU to withdraw EBA and the MADE in Myanmar programme

1 February, 2024On the third anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, global unions call on the EU to reevaluate its policies towards Myanmar, as human rights abuse is rife in the country. The military regime has killed more than 4,000 people, arrested almost 26,000, and suspended civil society organisations, including free trade unions.

Turkish miners missing after landslide

15 February, 2024Nine mine workers are still missing after a cyanide-laced landslide swept across a valley in İliç, Erzincan, running into an open pit and crashing into a road where mineworkers were travelling by vehicle.

IndustriALL-LabourStart-Amnesty International-PRODESC join forces for Mexican miners

8 November, 2012Under a joint banner of IndustriALL, LabourStart, Amnesty International, and Mexican NGO PRODESC, an online petition was launched yesterday decrying the forceful demolition of a workers’ protest camp at Excellon’s La Platosa mine, Mexico.

Mexican mineworkers' leader blocked from attending Congress

18 June, 2012Napoleon Gomez, the elected leader of the Mexican mineworkers' union (Los Mineros) has been kept on the Interpol list by the Mexican government even though the Mexican courts have declared him innocent.