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FEATURE: What are we fighting for?

13 November, 2019There are hundreds of millions of unionized workers around world. Do we share a common vision?

Welcome to Global Worker

15 November, 20192019 is coming to an end, but IndustriALL continues to fight for an economic and social model that puts people first. Together with our affiliated unions we challenge the power of multinational companies, while globally, anti-union behaviour by governments and employers becomes more prevalent.

The role of Uruguayan unions in the ratification of C190

18 June, 2020Uruguay was the first country in the world to ratify International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 190 to end violence and harassment in the world of work. IndustriALL affiliated unions played a leading role in bringing about the ratification.

Women in STEM: a challenge for trade unions

15 June, 2020STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Addressing gender gaps and protecting women in STEM is among one of the most urgent challenges for trade unions today.  

SPECIAL REPORT: Changing the balance of power in the textile and garment industry

8 December, 2020In the factories where textiles, garments, shoes, leather and accessories are produced, millions of people toil in insecure, low wage jobs, in unsafe conditions. Workers are exposed to chemicals used for bleaching and dyeing. Disasters like the Rana Plaza collapse and the Ali Enterprises fire kill thousands. Union campaigns on workers’ rights have shone a light on union busting, imprisonment, assault and occasionally murder. 

INTERVIEW: Khaing Zar

23 April, 2021Trade unions have only been allowed in Myanmar since 2012, when the country took its first steps away from a military regime towards democracy. However, in February this year, the military took back power in a coup d’état.   

SPECIAL REPORT: Campaigning for safer working conditions in Zimbabwe’s artisanal and small-scale mining

6 May, 2021Campaigns by trade unions, civil society organizations and mine affected communities for the formalization of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) are meant to end the deadly working conditions of the miners in Zimbabwe. In addition, formalization will introduce decent working conditions.

PROFILE: FESITEX united workers in Nicaragua

14 December, 2021The National Federation of Unions of the Textile, Garment, Leather and Footwear Industries (FESITEX) in Nicaragua organize workers in textile, garment, leather and footwear companies at national level. FESITEX currently centres its attention on Nicaragua’s Free Trade Zones, organizing the so-called maquila workers. Some of the union’s main issues are negotiating ratification of ILO C190 and reform of the social security law.

FEATURE: Why does IndustriALL support sanctions in Myanmar?

15 December, 2021At its third Congress on 15 September 2021, affiliates to IndustriALL Global Union voted unanimously to support the campaign of comprehensive economic sanctions organized by the Myanmar Labor Alliance against the military junta in Myanmar. The campaign calls for disinvestment from the country, and for all companies operating there to cease operations and place no new orders. 

PROFILE: Ukrainian union works throughout the war

20 December, 2022Collective agreements, sector stability, wage increases, and good social benefits are some of the rights that Ukrainian nuclear workers were enjoying before it all went up in smoke.