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Unions needed to resolve challenges of climate change and decent work in mining

2 February, 2023IndustriALL is bringing a significant number of affiliated mining unions from Sub-Saharan Africa to the investing in Africa Mining Indaba and the Alternative Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss proposals for pathways to meet the challenges of climate change impacts in the mining world of work, as well as ESG impacts.

African unions demand strong labour provisions in AfCFTA 

31 January, 2023Unions want labour provisions to be included in the next phases of negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Areas (AfCFTA). This demand comes from IndustriALL affiliates in Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory coast, Lesotho, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe who were present at a trade and industrial policy conference, in November last year in Ghana.

Unions in MENA demand a Just Transition

24 January, 2023In the second session on just transition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region on Just Transition held December last year, the more than 80 participants discussed impacts on the region and necessary steps to protect.

Daimler Truck's World Employee Committee calls for fair transition

5 December, 2022During a two-day meeting in Germany, union representatives from Daimler Truck operations around the world agreed to increase cooperation on human and trade union rights, and standing up for a fair, cross-continental transition towards an emission-free future.

OECD outlines transition pathway for shipbuilding

30 November, 2022IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union participated in the 135th meeting of the OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6), where shipbuilding countries analyze the industry and explore policy options. 

New report on Just Transition in the energy sector

24 November, 2022The Just Transition initiative in the energy sector has released its report after a first year of activities. The conclusions and recommendations aim to better prepare unions and to take concrete steps to ensure a Just Transition for workers in the sector.

Make Amazon pay!

23 November, 202225 November is Black Friday, the biggest retail sales day in the United States as well as in other parts of the world. We are joining the global call from Uni Global Union and others to Make Amazon Pay. The campaign was launched two years ago and for Black Friday this year there will be action, strikes and protests in more than 30 countries around the world.

No agreement in sight as COP27 negotiations enter final stretch

17 November, 2022Although COP27 is scheduled to finish on Friday, 18 November, slow progress means negotiations are likely to continue into the weekend. The trade union delegation has focused on making sure commitments to just transition are kept.

IndustriALL’s Executive Committee strategizes for global challenges

17 November, 2022IndustriALL held its first physical Executive Committee since the Covid-outbreak in Geneva on 15-16 November. The crucial role of unions in supply chains, due diligence and global solidarity were the subject of engaging discussions.  

Piloting workers in mechanical engineering towards a greener future

16 November, 2022Over 70 delegates from around the world met online on 10 November to discuss challenges and opportunities related to green technologies in mechanical engineering and beyond.