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Germany’s IG BCE and chemical employers call for just transition

27 September, 2012IndustriALL’s German affiliate IG BCE has issued a joint policy paper with employer associations regarding the effects of the energy transition in Germany on the chemicals industry.

Trade unions examine global energy issues

18 October, 2012The Cornell Global Labor Institute and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation hosted a conference entitled "Energy Emergency - Energy Transition: Developing Trade Union Strategies for a Global Transition" from 10 to 12 October, 2012.

ILO puts people first in future of work report

22 January, 2019The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for a human-centred agenda for the future of work in a landmark report launched today at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. 

South African unions call for a Just Transition to renewable energy

21 November, 2018Unions reject government plans to close five coal-fired power stations and award renewable energy contracts to independent power producers (IPPs) without a Just Transition plan in place. They say this will put close to 100,000 workers out of work.

IndustriALL Global Union and TUAC raise concerns at OECD Steel Committee

25 September, 2020Taking the floor on the first day of the 88th OECD Steel Committee, IndustriALL Global Union and the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) to the OECD, raised awareness on the risks faced by steel workers globally, who are extremely concerned with the dire situation in the steel sector.

Spanish unions announce strike at Repsol

1 December, 2020Spanish affiliates of IndustriALL, UGT FICA, CCOO de Industria and USO, have announced strike action in response to the energy company’s plan to close 16 office centres in Repsol Butano.

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.

Engineering technology for a Just Transition

29 October, 2021The mechanical engineering sector will play a key role in the transition to a green economy, both by producing equipment that will help other sectors to transform, and by pioneering sustainable production processes. There is huge potential for the sector if trade unions act strategically.

Trade unions at COP26: what we did, what we achieved, and what we need to focus on now

17 November, 2021Trade union delegates, including representatives from IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe, spent two intense weeks lobbying and organizing at COP26 in Glasgow to make sure that workers’ issues were on the agenda at the climate conference.

Indian mine unions to launch joint campaign for adoption of ILO convention 176

11 August, 2016At the national mining conference on 2 – 3 August, Indian mining unions decided to intensify efforts to improve safe working conditions, protect the rights of precarious workers and called for a Just Transition when combatting climate change.