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German steelworkers raise their voice

12 April, 2016On 11 April, around 45,000 German steelworkers rallied in different cities all over Germany for the future of Europe’s steel industry. 

Winning a Just Transition to a sustainable economy

29 March, 2016IndustriALL Global Union, the ITUC and the US trade union congress, AFL-CIO, met in Washington DC from 23-24 March to discuss how the global labour movement will tackle policy pressures resulting from the Paris Agreement reached at the COP21 climate summit last December. 

Europe: Unions raise their voice against General Electric through an action day on 8 April

11 March, 2016Trade unions representing workers at General Electric (GE) in Europe have called a day of action on 8 April to oppose the company’s restructuring plan.

Climate change requires Just Transition

24 November, 2015IndustriALL Global Union supports a strong worldwide agreement in the COP21 talks in Paris in order to manage climate change. But we need to take care of our workers. That means industrial transformation and just transition into a low-carbon society.

Coalminers demand stronger attention to their future

20 November, 201540 delegates from Australia, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, Pakistan and South Africa gathered at the headquarters of the IndustriALL German affiliate IG BCE in Hannover, Germany at the Global coal mining conference to discuss union responses to the challenges faced by workers and their unions in coal mining industry.

Report slams Apple’s business model

4 November, 2015As Apple announced its most successful year ever with record revenue of US$ 234 billion for the fiscal year 2015, GoodElectronics and the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) released a critical report laying into the company for its business practices.

Industry bargaining for living wages

18 August, 2015As pressure is increasing on multinational corporations (MNCs) to account for violations of workers’ rights in their global supply chains, trade unions are identifying how MNCs’ own sourcing practices lead to these violations and developing new models of cooperation to change them. IndustriALL is working with major clothing brands in a process known as ACT to create a system that can increase wages in a sustainable and enforceable way.

Indonesian unions strengthen unity towards IndustriALL goals

1 April, 2015The fight for living wages and sustainable industrial policy advance in Indonesia through two IndustriALL workshops.

Facing the challenges to sustainable industrial policy

4 November, 2014Since the Arab Spring in 2010, trade unions in Tunisia have worked with the government and political parties to maintain stabililty and to avoid the violence experienced in neighboring countries. Yet unions have not played a strong role in policy-making, labour legislation is not enforced and it does not serve the workers' interests. 

Towards Sustainable Industrial Policy

14 July, 2014Discussion paper