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Thousands expected at steel rally in Brussels

7 November, 2016Thousands of steel workers will take to the streets of Brussels on Wednesday 9 November to demand action from the European Union to stop the decline of their industry.

15,000 steelworkers march to save steel in Europe

10 November, 201615,000 steelworkers marched through Brussels on Wednesday 9 November to demand action to protect the steel industry in Europe.

Save our steel!

18 February, 2016Thousands of steel workers marched in Brussels on 15 February to call on the European Commission to act on the increasing threat to their jobs posed by imports of cheap steel from China.

Belgium ends historic discrimination between white and blue-collar workers

11 July, 2013The Constitutional Court in Belgium has decreed that the status of blue and white-collar workers need to be harmonized, urging the government to eliminate the discrimination between the two types of workers.

Belgium Actions

14 October, 2013In Belgium, on the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work, the Fédération Générale du Travail de Belgique (FGTB) mobilized for the rights of workers in Qatar, who are experiencing countless ri

IndustriALL pushes for workers’ rights in diamond sector

25 June, 2018IndustriALL Global Union, in line with its approach to multi-stakeholder initiatives in confronting supply chain challenges, continues to raise workers’ rights issues to the stakeholders of the Kimberley Process (KP).

Sector-wide collective agreements to counter workers’ problems in the chemical industry

25 June, 2015Following industry level bargaining in Germany’s chemical industry earlier this year, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Belgium and Spain have concluded collective bargaining agreements for the chemical sector with important achievements.

Solvay sets up global forum for better labour relations

12 March, 2015IndustriALL Global Union’s global framework agreement partner, Belgian-based chemicals company, Solvay, has taken the lead in labour relations in the chemical industry in forming a Global Forum with participation of union representatives from different continents.

Solidarity visit by Belgian union to Zimbabwe’s electricity union

18 April, 2013Alfons De Potter, Vice-president of CSC Belgium visited Zewu to express solidarity for union leaders that have been dismissed by the state owned ultility Zesa and to hear of the union’s plans for the future.

Caterpillar plant closure threatens 2,200 Belgian jobs

2 September, 2016Caterpillar announced this morning that it will close its Belgian headquarters at Gosselies, Charleroi, in April 2017, and make all 2,200 workers redundant.