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General strike in Korea for workers’ rights and Just Transition

21 October, 2021Korean unions, led by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), staged a general strike across the country on 20 October to protest attacks on freedom of association, demand union rights, and to call for a Just Transition. IndustriALL Global Union affiliates the Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU) and Korea Chemical & Textile Workers’ Federation (KCTF) joined the strike.

Unions in Asia Pacific call for Just Transition

27 September, 2021IndustriALL Asia Pacific affiliates in base metals and mechanical engineering sectors are demanding that governments and employers ensure a Just Transition for workers impacted by Industry 4.0 and green technology.

OECD Steel Committee should ensure global minimum standards for steelworkers

23 September, 2021The 90th session of the OECD Steel Committee on 22 September focused on global steel market prospects and key issues in the steel sector, including global overcapacity. TUAC, IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union used the opportunity to raise awareness among OECD member countries and steel industry associations of the importance of global minimum standards for steelworkers, based on core ILO Conventions, as well as reiterate the importance of responsible business conduct in the steel sector, as set in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

KMWU concludes first industry-level transformation agreement with Korean employers

19 August, 2021After four months of negotiations and a national warning strike, IndustriALL affiliate Korean Metal Workers’ Union (KMWU) has reached the first industry-level agreement on industrial transformation in Korea with the Korean Metal Industry Employers’ Association.

Call for tenders - the Future of Work and Just Transition

16 July, 2021IndustriALL Global Union is calling for tenders to develop a Guide of Practice on the Future of Work and Just Transition in the face of multiple drivers of change.

South-South union solidarity against challenges of energy transition

21 April, 2021IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Latin America, the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa met virtually on 7 April to exchange ideas on energy transition and how to reach better agreements for workers and communities.

Tackling overcapacity and health and safety in the steel industry

23 March, 2021At the OECD steel committee on 19, 22-23 March, TUAC, in partnership with IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe, raised workers’ concerns over the issue of overcapacity, as well as the health and safety situation and its effects on workers.

Organized labour wins results at ILO technical meeting on the auto sector

11 March, 2021A team of trade unionists achieved an impressive outcome at an ILO technical meeting by making sure Just Transition and Decent Work are the underlying concepts for the transformation of the industry.

IndustriALL webinar on energy transition

21 January, 2021Listen to the debate on energy companies' commitment to transition with researchers and union representatives from Germany, Australia, Colombia, Spain and South Africa.

Energy companies failing to invest in Just Transition

7 January, 2021A new report commissioned by IndustriALL Global Union demonstrates the gap between rhetoric and reality as major energy companies fail to back climate commitments with investment.