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IndustriALL questions Rio Tinto’s role in Paraguay

30 July, 2012Immediately resuming negotiations for a $4 billion aluminium plant in Paraguay following the coup d’état, IndustriALL Global Union calls upon Rio Tinto to publicly disclose its interest and involvement, if any, in the coup d’état in Paraguay and the ousting of a legitimately elected democratic government of Fernando Lugo.

Rio Tinto faces day of defiance by thousands of workers

6 October, 2014Mining giant Rio Tinto will face protests around the world on 7 October 2014 in a coordinated day of defiance by thousands of its employees.

SOUTH AFRICA Rio Tinto actions

15 October, 2014IndustriALL affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) meet with branch committee at Rio Tinto Richards Bay operation.

Enough is enough, Rio Tinto!

7 October, 2014As coordinated actions take place around the world on 7 October, a delegation from IndustriALL and Swiss affiliate UNIA met in Zurich to deliver the message of thousands of Rio Tinto workers around the world to stop violating workers’ rights and to ‘Clean up Rio Tinto’.

INDONESIA Rio Tinto actions

13 October, 2014IndustriALL affiliate CEMWU distributed flyers on the global day to members at the mine in Grasberg partially owned by Rio Tinto. Leadership of the union at the mine also wore campaign tshirts with the IndustriALL logo and slogan "Rio Tinto, the Ugly Truth".

CANADA Rio Tinto actions

14 October, 2014In Canada on 7 October IndustriALL affiliates, the United Steelworkers Canada (USW), UNIFOR and the Fédération de l’Industrie Manufacturière de la Construction des Syndicats Nationaux (FIM-CSN) take action as part of the "Global Day of Defiance" against Rio Tinto.

IndustriALL urges investors to demand the truth from Rio Tinto

23 June, 2014IndustriALL is urging investors to demand the truth from mining and metals giant Rio Tinto about its pattern of conflict.

IndustriALL launches new Day of Action to STOP Precarious Work

28 August, 2014IndustriALL Global Union is calling on all affiliates to once again mobilize their members to STOP Precarious Work, in conjunction with the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October 2014.

CAMEROON Rio TInto actions

12 October, 2014IndustriALL affiliate in Cameoon, the Union des Syndicats des Travailleurs des Industries de Transformation du Cameroun (USTIC) organized a workshop to discuss working conditions of subcontract workers at it's Rio TInto operation.

Global unions converge in Mongolia in campaign for Rio Tinto workers’ rights

21 October, 2014Leaders of IndustriALL Global Union’s Rio Tinto Network will gather in Mongolia on 22 October to plan the next moves in the worldwide campaign to improve worker rights at the mining giant.