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IndustriALL intervenes in defence of sacked Berger Paint union leader in Bangladesh

17 March, 2014Golgar Hussein, General Secretary of the Berger Paint Bangladesh Employees’ Union was sacked on 4 December 2013 for his trade union activities. IndustriALL and BCEF’s immediate intervention has not yet achieved his reinstatement. The action continues.

Brands’ commitment to Rana Plaza compensation fund woefully inadequate

23 April, 2014A year after one of the deadliest industrial accidents in history, multinational clothing brands are failing to meet the US$40 million target to pay fair compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza disaster.

Global Unions say to Benetton 'Pagare'/Pay Up!

18 February, 2015Countdown to second Rana Plaza anniversary: Benetton pay up on Rana Plaza compensation!

IF Metall congress shows support for workers around the world

22 May, 2014As Sweden is gearing up for EU elections in a few days and national elections in September, IndustriALL affiliate IF Metall took to their congress in Stockholm to discuss the labour market, salaries and social security. The Swedish union also called upon the Turkish government to take swift action against the mining tragedy in Soma.

More action needed from Bangladesh Government

17 July, 2014The Bangladesh government must dramatically increase efforts to create a safe and sustainable garment industry, says IndustriALL Global Union in the wake of a damning evaluation of the Sustainability Compact.

Jyrki Raina speaks about his tour to five Asian countries

3 March, 2014Jyrki Raina, General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, describes his experience about an inspiring and energetic series of trips to Asia.

Bangladesh: Free jailed unionists and workers

6 February, 2017Since December 2016 at least 26 trade unionists and garment workers have been jailed for trade union activity in Bangladesh, following demands to increase the minimum wage. Join IndustriALL Global Union in calling on the Bangladeshi government for their immediate release.

EU must hold Bangladesh to account over labour violations

10 May, 2017Global trade unions are demanding the European Union holds Bangladesh to account over labour violations ahead of a key meeting to evaluate the Bangladesh Sustainability Compact on 18 May in Dhaka. 

Justice at last for Tazreen fire victims

7 July, 2016Compensation payments to the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh have finally been completed. More than a hundred people were killed and around 200 injured in the garment factory disaster in Ashulia on 24 November 2012.

NGWF action secures victories for Bangladeshi garment workers

8 July, 2016Swift action by IndustriALL Global Union’s Bangladeshi affiliate, the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), in support of workers at Tejgaon Textile Limited (TTL) and Ananta Apparels Limited and Ananta Fashion Limited has resulted in significant victories.