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Bangladesh: Release arrested garment union leaders now!

19 January, 2017IndustriALL Global Union together with UNI Global Union has launched an online campaign calling on the government of Bangladesh to immediately and unconditionally release garment trade union leaders detained in recent weeks.

EU must address Sri Lanka’s labour violations before granting trade preferences, says IndustriALL

2 December, 2016IndustriALL Global Union, Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) are calling on the European Union to adopt a roadmap to improve labour rights in Sri Lanka before the country can benefit from preferential access to European markets.

Crown Holdings urged to commit to OECD guidelines

18 January, 2016In its final statement, the U.S. National contact point (USNCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, recommends that Crown Holdings, Inc. should “explicitly commit itself to implementing the Guidelines” to ensure workers’ rights are respected.

Joint commitment to prevent workplace sexual harassment by IndustriALL, IUF and Unilever

27 January, 2016Sexual harassment is a universal problem, both at the workplace and outside of it. It can damage lives and careers, cause lasting psychological, social and career damage and gravely undermine the working environment. 

Union calls for ratification of ILO Convention 176 after explosion kills 13 and destroys Ghana village

28 January, 2022A truck carrying mining explosives from Tarkwa to Chirano Gold Mines was involved in a road accident on 20 January. The impact of the crash led to an explosion that killed 13 people and injured over 50 others in the mining community of Appiatse.

Court recognizes illegal dismissal of union leader in Kyrgyzstan

10 March, 2016At Jaiyl district court has judged illegal the dismissal of Zhanaydar Ahmetov, chairman of the local branch of IndustriALL affiliate, the Mining and Metallurgy Trade Union of Kyrgyzstan (MMTUK) at Zhongda, a Chinese-owned oil company operating in Kyrgyzstan.

Molex Malaysia must stop union busting

21 February, 2022Malaysian electronics union EIEUNR is critical of the union busting taking place at Molex, where the employer is attempting to deny union members the right to collective bargaining.

Trade union harassment continues in Belarus

23 March, 2022The situation for trade unions in Belarus continues to deteriorate with union offices being searched and union leaders detained by the police.

Kenya: union calls for improved safety standards as worker dies in furnace accident

31 March, 2022Kenyan unions are calling for better occupational health and safety (OHS) standards in the steel manufacturing industry after a worker was burnt to death in an open furnace accident at Blue Nile Steel Manufacturing factory in Thika. Blue Nile, which manufactures galvanised wire and other steel products, is one of the largest steel manufacturers in the country.

Unfair treatment of union members at Molex Malaysia

30 March, 2022IndustriALL affiliate EIEUNR is fighting union busting at electronic components manufacturer Molex, one of Apple’s suppliers in Malaysia.