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IndustriALL condemns the coup against democracy in Brazil

3 September, 2016IndustriALL Global Union condemns the coup against democracy in Brazil on 31 August, when the Brazilian Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff from office without presenting evidence that she has committed a crime and ignored people’s support for her.

Young and Unionized

14 September, 2016Participants at a youth workshop in Gaberone, Botswana brought new energy and a fresh outlook to challenges facing affiliates to build strong unions.

Strike continues at Anglo American coal mine in Australia

15 September, 2016A strike at the Anglo American’s coal mine in Queensland, Australia has entered its fourth week, as the company refuses to negotiate in good faith with workers. The situation has escalated as the mining giant attempts to bring in strike-breakers to undermine the workforce even though the strike is legal.

HeidelbergCement workers in Europe support Global Framework Agreement

16 September, 2016On 13-15 September, more than 30 workers’ representatives of HeidelbergCement and former Italcementi gathered in Hockenheim, Germany.

Cambodian garment unions unite on US$180 demand

6 September, 2016Garment and footwear unions in Cambodia have agreed to demand US$179.60 as the monthly minimum wage for 2017, during a weekend of talks organized by IndustriALL Global Union, FES and the American Center for International Labor Solidarity.

Unions demand global measures against Chinese steel dumping

13 September, 2016Trade union representatives from IndustriALL Global Union, IndustriAll Europe, USW, UNITE and Community called for a global strategy to combat steel dumping at the 81th session of the OECD’s Steel Committee in Paris last week.

Rio Tinto undermining right to strike

16 March, 2016Rio Tinto has escalated a labour dispute at its aluminium smelter in Iceland by proposing that contractors be denied the right to strike. The company is also proposing to expand the use of lower paid contractors at the site.

Jyrki Raina visits Chile to support affiliates

17 March, 2016Jyrki Raina, IndustriALL General Secretary, spoke at a press conference at the Santiago offices of the Chilean trade union centre, the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores  (CUT), on 14 March to express support for IndustriALL affiliates and their campaign for labour reform.

The unions on the frontline of the feminist struggle

10 March, 2016Unions are setting new precedents for women's rights across the world.

Rio Tinto Bunder project: un-kept promises for workers and communities

24 February, 2016At the end of January, IndustriALL Global Union and the Indian National Mineworkers Federation (INMWF) visited Chattarpur, in Madhya Pradesh, India, where Rio Tinto is waiting for approval to develop a 300-metre-deep open-pit diamond mine.