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A new social contract is needed to stop intensifying workers’ rights violations

29 June, 2022The 2022 ITUC Global Rights Index is raising alarm over the shocking violations of workers fundamental rights that include the right to strike, to form and join a union, to register a union, and the right to collective bargaining. The right to justice is also being denied as well as freedoms of speech and assembly. In some countries workers are excluded from labour protection that is provided for in national laws and international labour standards.

Bangladesh launches employment injury scheme for garment workers

28 June, 2022Last week, Bangladesh’ ministry of labour and employment launched a pilot for an employment injury scheme in collaboration with the International Labour Organization. The scheme will cover the country’s four million ready-made garment (RMG) workers.

Japanese metalworkers seek involvement in due diligence plans

24 June, 2022IndustriALL affiliate, the Japan Council of Metalworkers' Unions (JCM), submitted a request to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on human rights due diligence.

Tunisian unions urge government to honour wage agreement

24 June, 2022On 22 June, IndustriALL affiliate, the General Federation for Textile Clothing, Leather and Shoes (FGTHCC-UGTT) organized a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Social Affairs in Tunis, calling for the government to raise wages following an agreement made in 2021.

First youth meeting in South Asia

22 June, 2022IndustriALL Global Union South Asia office organized the first ever regional youth workshop in Kathmandu on June 14-15. Around 25 young trade unionists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participated.

South Asia: increased space for women in unions is needed

22 June, 2022IndustriALL Global Union organized the South Asia regional women’s meeting in Kathmandu on June 16-17. Around 25 women trade unionists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participated.

Green aviation: trade unions demand strong international commitment with social sustainability and a Just Transition

21 June, 2022The transition to a more sustainable aviation sector will impact workers and trade unions are demanding concrete measures to ensure a Just Transition and a fair transformation of the sector, which is inclusive and maintains and creates decent jobs.

10 years of global campaigning

21 June, 2022Ten years ago, IndustriALL was founded, a new global force in organizing, defending workers’ rights and confronting global capital. Since then, the organization has fought many battles and claimed victories in its continued struggle for a better world of work.

App promotes migrant workers’ rights in Mauritius

21 June, 2022Migrant workers planning on finding work or already working in Mauritius can find information about their rights at work, health and safety, and living wages on an interactive mobile app accessed on their smartphone.

Apple workers join US union

21 June, 2022Over 100 employees at one of Apple’s stores in Maryland, USA, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining a union, IndustriALL affiliate International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).