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Support for SME in Mexico

22 November, 2012IndustriALL demands compliance with court protection order granted to the Mexican Union of Electricity Workers.

US UNIONMADE clothes not made by unionized workers

21 November, 2012Now and then an example pops up that typifies the shameless hype of the fashion industry. The case of the San Francisco retailer UNIONMADE is one such example.

Glencore-Xstrata merger approved

21 November, 2012IndustriALL Global Union joined a group of protesting activists in Zug, Switzerland as Xstrata Shareholders approved its takeover by Glencore.

Women in Swiss Watch Making

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s Swiss affiliate UNIA has published a history of women in Swiss watch making compiled by Stéphanie Lachat. It relates the history of women who have made the Swiss watch making industry what it is since the 19th century.

Meeting between Mexican company and mining union representatives reaches agreement on job security

20 November, 2012At a meeting chaired by Napoleón Gómez, company and trade union representatives from the mining, metalworking and steel sectors made important commitments to improving labour relations in Mexico.

Mexican glass workers still fighting

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s Mexican glass worker affiliate, SUTEIVP, is now in its fifth year of struggle for the right to organize and bargain collectively at the plant producing glass bottles for Corona beer in Potosí, northern Mexico.

Build solidarity with union networks and global agreements

20 November, 2012IndustriALL’s founding congress in June defined as one of our main missions to challenge the power of multinational companies at the global level. Trade union networks and global framework agreements are key tools for building solidarity.

Disastrous labour reform passed in Mexico

20 November, 2012The anti-worker labour legislation reform in Mexico was passed on 13 November under the neoliberal lie that greater flexibility for employers to sack workers will create jobs and improve the economy.

Eliminate violence against women

16 November, 201225 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. 2012 marks the 13th year that world civil society has commemorated this day, with the UN General Assembly designating the day at its 54th session.

Brazilian march in solidarity with European Workers

15 November, 2012As workers throughout Europe were striking against the neo-liberal austerity agenda the Gerdau Workers’ World Council was supporting them from Sao Paulo, Brazil.