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Bridgestone workers still on strike in Bahia, Brazil

20 July, 2012The workers have been on strike for 20 days and have received support from the USW in the United States, which has promised to seek channels of mediation with the company.

Latin American chemical sector workers prioritize networks

3 August, 2016The second meeting of Latin American chemical sector workers took place in Montevideo, Uruguay on 28-29 July. The meeting stressed the importance of strengthening regional networks in order to achieve change and improvements for workers in the industry.

Brazil: National strike defending workers’ rights

14 November, 2016On 11 November, unions affiliated to the CUT and the Força Sindical, both IndustriALL affiliates, organized a national strike in defence of workers' rights

Lula addresses IndustriALL Congress

6 October, 2016Former president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva addressed the opening ceremony of IndustriALL’s 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro. 

Congress resolutions on peace in Colombia and against the coup in Brazil

20 October, 2016IndustriALL Global Union’s 2nd World Congress approved resolutions to support peace in Colombia and oppose the coup in Brazil.

IndustriALL Congress - A luta continua!

13 October, 20161,500 delegates came together in Rio de Janeiro on 4 - 7 October for IndustriALL Global Union 2nd Congress.

CUT and Força Sindical act together to defend workers’ rights in Brazil

17 August, 2016Brazil’s five trade union centres, including the CUT and Força Sindical, joined forces on 16 August in pursuit of a common goal: defend workers' rights.

Brazil: general strike on 15 April

9 April, 2015Trade unions in Brazil and their social movement partners are calling for a general strike on 15 April, after the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to adopt a bill favouring the liberalization of outsourcing. 

Brazil unions show solidarity with Mercedes Benz workers

30 June, 2015The strike at the Mercedes Benz plant in Brazil in protest at 500 dismissals continues and support is growing for the striking workers. Leaders of the chemicals and other sectors showed their solidarity by attending the workers’ camp on 25 June.

Two years after Brumadinho disaster, safety concerns persist at Vale

26 January, 2021Two years after Brazil’s worst environmental and industrial disaster, subcontractors at mining company Vale are still raising concerns over health and safety and bullying by management.