Jump to main content
IndustriALL logotype

Search

Showing 1-10 of 47 results

May Day 2022

3 May, 2022Around the world, IndustriALL affiliates took action on this year’s May Day to call for improved workers’ rights.

Gender based violence and harassment is a health and safety issue

28 April, 2022GBVH should be recognised as a workplace hazard and systematically integrated into existing and new health and safety policies. This week, IndustriALL is launching the second chapter of the research on gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH), with a summary of the results from the electronics sector.

Women’s involvement needed to stop gender-based violence in mining

21 April, 2022Today, IndustriALL launches the first chapter of its research on gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH), with a summary of the results from the mining sector. The research finds that having women in leadership positions is crucial.

IndustriALL research on risks of gender-based violence and harassment and union responses

14 April, 2022Next week, IndustriALL will publish new research on the risks of gender-based violence (GBVH) in the garment, mining and electronics sectors, based on the testimony of 100 women workers and union leaders. The report also contains union responses to tackle the issue.

Women mine workers share traumatic experiences on sexual harassment

7 April, 2022Gender based violence and sexual harassment continues to be prevalent in the mining sector in Sub Saharan Africa, according to testimonies by some of the 30 participants at a training workshop in Johannesburg 5-6 April.

Turkish women fight for increased wages

25 March, 2022On this year’s International Women’s Day, trade unions in Turkey highlighted the situation of women in the country, supporting the women workers fighting for their rights. Women are bearing the brunt of Turkey’s increasing inflation - poverty, discrimination and a gender pay gap are daily realities for an increasing number of women workers.

Unions in Malaysia win increased maternity leave

24 March, 2022After a three-year campaign, IndustriALL affiliates in Malaysia have achieved 14 weeks maternity leave and the introduction of one-week paternity leave.

Peru ratifies ILO Convention 190

23 February, 2022Peru has become the fourth country in Latin America to ratify ILO Convention 190, after with Uruguay, Argentina and Ecuador, and the eleventh in the world. 

Combatting violence and harassment at ENI

28 January, 2022This month, IndustriALL and Italian unions Filctem CGIL, Femca CISL, Uiltec UIL signed an addendum to the existing global framework agreement with energy company ENI on the provisions of ILO Convention 190 and recommendation 206 towards the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work.

South African union condemns brutal murder of woman worker

20 January, 2022Nokufa Jessica Ndaba-Modise, an auxiliary occupational health nurse who worked at Highveld Hospital owned by coal mining company Thungela in Witbank was allegedly stabbed to death with a knife by her spouse on Christmas Eve, and her union, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), is furious.