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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.

SPECIAL REPORT: Comprehensive sanctions on Russia: why not Myanmar?

31 May, 2022Despite the call by Myanmar’s trade unions for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military regime, many global garment brands continue to source from the country. The response of the international community to human rights abuses in Myanmar stands in stark contrast to the situation in Russia.

What would a Just Transition in Nigeria's oil and gas sector look like?

14 April, 2022What will a Just Transition in Nigeria’s oil and gas industries look like, and what are the demands from the workers and the trade unions? These are the questions that 458 delegates at the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)’s grappled with at the 5th Quadrennial Delegates Conference.

Unions call for policy intervention to save jobs at South African oil and gas refineries

17 February, 2022With several oil and gas refineries closing and further closures planned, unions are calling on the South African government to intervene to save jobs.

"We will not rest until power is returned to the people of Myanmar"

3 February, 2022On the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, IndustriALL held a webinar with leaders from the global labour movement, as well as unions in Myanmar.

Myanmar one year after the coup

1 February, 2022On 1 February 2021, the democratic government of Myanmar was overthrown by a military coup. On the first anniversary of the coup, the struggle for democracy continues.

FEATURE: Why does IndustriALL support sanctions in Myanmar?

15 December, 2021At its third Congress on 15 September 2021, affiliates to IndustriALL Global Union voted unanimously to support the campaign of comprehensive economic sanctions organized by the Myanmar Labor Alliance against the military junta in Myanmar. The campaign calls for disinvestment from the country, and for all companies operating there to cease operations and place no new orders. 

Historic John Deere strike enters second week

19 October, 2021For the first time in 35 years, 10,000 workers are on strike at 14 John Deere plants Iowa, Illinois, and Kansas in the US.

Garment worker killed and many injured in protest at Bangladesh EPZ

6 July, 2021A woman garment worker was killed and many were injured on 13 June 2021 following a police crackdown on protesting workers of Lenny Fashions and Lenny Apparels at Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), Ashulia. The workers were demanding their wages after the closure of the factory.

Court rules Shell must cut greenhouse gas emissions

2 June, 2021As the oil giant is not fulfilling its duty of care in combatting climate change, a Dutch court has ruled that Shell must speed up cutting carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030, compared to 2019 levels. Announced on 26 May, the verdict not only applies to Shell, but also to its suppliers and customers.