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Freeport Indonesia’s abuses continue at smelting plant

1 June, 2017A smelting plant in East Java that is heavily reliant on copper concentrate from PT Freeport Indonesia’s controversial Grasberg mine, has provoked a labour dispute of its own. 

Freeport fires 2,000 workers as Grasberg strike enters second month

24 May, 2017PT Freeport Indonesia has terminated 2,018 workers taking strike action at the massive Grasberg copper and gold mine in the Indonesian province of West Papua.

Seven die at Grasberg mine after Freeport cuts health coverage

23 November, 2017After workers went on strike at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in May, the company fired them and cut their health coverage. Seven people have died as a result.

Using global framework agreements to organize

31 January, 2020Over a two-year period IndustriALL affiliates in Turkey and Bangladesh have successfully organized more than 50 supplier factories as part of a programme to effectively implement global framework agreements. 

Support picketing Indonesian paper workers

20 August, 2020You and your union can join the global demand for 38 sacked paper workers in Indonesia to get their jobs back.

Stronger collective agreements to resist Indonesia’s Omnibus law

5 March, 2021As Indonesia’s Omnibus law on job creation threatens to erode workers’ rights, unions have decided to strengthen the terms and conditions of collective agreements in order to protect their rights.

National strike in Indonesia to stop controversial Omnibus law

30 September, 2020Several trade union confederations in Indonesia have announced a three-day national strike on 6-8 October, calling for the Omnibus bill on job creation to be scrapped before it is passed in Parliament.

Grasberg - deadly accident in Rio Tinto mine could have been prevented

19 March, 2014The roof collapse resulting in 28 deaths in the Grasberg mine in Indonesia in 2013 could have been avoided, according to the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission.

Peaceful Indonesian packaging workers smashed by police

13 July, 2014Indonesian food packaging company PT Indofood CKA contracted Indonesia’s elite riot police “Brimob” to violently attack their own workers on 2 July in response to their peaceful efforts towards collective bargaining through the FSPMI union.

Victory in Indonesia – release of 26 union activists

28 November, 2016After a two-hour trial on on 22 November, 26 trade union activists were released after having been charged with illegal participation in protest actions a year earlier.