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Spanish miners’ march against government cuts

5 July, 2012After 23 days of strike, members of the IndustriALL affiliated unions Federación de Industria CCOO and FITAG-UGT started the miners’ march, leaving the mining region of northern Spain on 22 June and due to arrive in Madrid on 11 July.

Congress ends, history of IndustriALL begins

20 June, 2012Founding Congress of IndustriALL Global Union concluded on 20 June 2012. A new 50-million strong global federation was created; ‘a global union superpower’, as one Tweet put it.

Congress adopts resolution to STOP Precarious Work

20 June, 2012Affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union today resolved to work together to stop precarious work.

Precarious work in India

19 June, 2012Indian governments put more workers into precarious jobs than private sector bosses.

Heroes form new global union

19 June, 2012Union delegates attending the founding of the new 50 million member IndustriALL Global Union are setting up a family of human rights heroes fighting for the rights of working people everywhere.

Support Spanish miners

19 June, 201210,000 coal miners in Spain are on the front-line of the European austerity debate as their workplaces are shutdown by national budget cuts, to pay for the debts of the banks.

IndustriALL to target multinationals and governments for a living wage

19 June, 2012Delegates to the ITGLWF Living Wage conference agree that targeting multinational companies, employers and governments is crucial in the fight for a living wage.

Unprecedented attack on workers' rights at ILO

16 June, 2012For the first time in the history of the International Labour Organization, the employers' group blocked discussion on June 4 on some of the worst cases of workers' rights violations at the annual ILO conference in Geneva.

Giving low-paid textile and garment workers leadership to win a living wage

16 June, 2012Textile, Garment and Leather workers' union from across the globe are meeting in Copenhagen to share experiences about the long struggle for a living wage in their industry.

ILO must act on living wages and against precarious work

16 June, 2012Addressing the plenary of the International Labour Conference, Said Iqbal, the leader of IndustriALL affiliate FSPMI, proposed that the ILC take action to improve wages and reduce precarious work.