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STMicroelectronics workers call for the company to invest in the future

25 May, 2016In the week leading up to STMicroelectronics’ annual general meeting (AGM) on 25 May, unions in France, Italy and Malaysia are protesting against the company’s financial strategy, as workers are being laid off despite an increasing workload.

ICT, E&E unions focus on challenges of “Industry 4.0”

18 April, 2016Strong and sustainable industrial policy is required to tackle the challenges of the Industry 4.0, said unions at the IndustriALL Global Union’s steering committee on information and communication technologies (ICT), electrical & electronics on 6-7 April in Tokyo, Japan.

PROFILE: Organizers fighting for rights in Malaysia

4 December, 2015Two of IndustriALL’s twelve affiliates in Malaysia, the Electrical Industry Workers’ Union (EIWU) and the Electronics Industry Employees’ Union Coalition (EIEU Coalition) have taken on the challenging task of organizing electronics workers in the country.

Coalition builds against Ansell, a world leader in harming workers

13 July, 2015An expanding coalition of unions is demanding that Ansell live up to its slogan Ansell Protects.

Malaysian and Indonesian unions continue their fight to stop precarious work

22 December, 2014Last week, during national unity meetings in Indonesia and Malaysia, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from both countries took stock of their action against precarious work. Each victory gained by unions continues to be challenged by employers.

IndustriALL Women’s committee formed in Malaysia

3 November, 2014In a move to recognize the role of women, a women’s committee with affiliates from IndustriALL Global Union was formed on 28 October in Malaysia. The Committee is governed by the IndustriAll Malaysian Council (IMC) and aims to look closer at economic, social and legal issues affecting women workers in Malaysia.

Women form a subregional network to promote ratification of ILO Convention 183

16 September, 2014IndustriALL Global Union organized a subregional workshop on maternity protection in Manila, Philippines on 11 and 12 September 2014. The workshop was attended by some 30 women from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Cambodia. The point was to find common ground to pursue the ratification of ILO Convention 183 on maternity protection in the different countries. Ultimately the women created a network and vowed to keep pushing for ratification.

IndustriALL Executives condemn Samsung for union busting

5 December, 2013Today at the international body meeting, IndustriALL Executive Committee members unanimously approved a petition condemning Samsung Electronics for union busting policy.

Labour forum for Malaysian IndustriALL affiliates

28 February, 2013IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Malaysia gathered for a Labour Forum on 25 and 26 February 2013 identifying common problems and a platform for joint activities in the country.

Malaysia: Minimum wages for all

14 February, 2013Malaysian trade unions and civil society called on the Malaysian government to withdraw the recent cabinet decision that allow the employer to deduct from the migrant workers’ wages of the amount employer paid to the government to employ foreign workers.