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12 workers in Pakistan acquitted after two-year trial

8 September, 2014Twelve garment workers and trade unionists from IndustriALL affiliate National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) have finally been acquitted of extortion and terrorism.

Syngenta Pakistan continues to blatantly ignore court ruling

31 July, 2014IndustriALL Global Union expresses its outrage over Syngenta’s long-standing punishment with unacceptable treatment against union leaders and members, ignoring local and supreme court rulings in Pakistan.

Global May Day celebrations

2 May, 2014On May Day, IndustriALL Global Union affiliates around the world celebrated the international workers' day.

Proud trade union win at Syngenta Pakistan

25 November, 2013Dedicated plant-level campaigners and constant support from IndustriALL Global Union for over two years has today resulted in a hard-fought trade union victory for Syngenta workers in Pakistan.

Pakistani workers demand housing and pensions

6 November, 2013In Karachi workers staged a protest rally on 4 November 2013 claiming housing, fair welfare schemes and a transparent pension system.

Three years of persecution for Pakistani Syngenta workers

2 August, 2013The long-standing, sustained attack on the local trade union of Swiss-based agrochemical multinational Syngenta in Pakistan has cost the company huge sums in legal fees, but management continues its ideological path of crushing the union at all costs.

Partial success for mineworkers in Pakistan

22 April, 2013Mine workers at MMC Duddar Mine in Pakistan achieve improved safety and wages after a 9-day strike, but the company still refuses to recognize the union or reinstate 200 dismissed workers.

Eight coal miners killed in Pakistan

18 February, 2013Eight coal miners were killed on 28 January in a methane gas explosion at mine No. 23 owned by the Akbar Nasir Coal Company and located in tehsil Duki area of Balochistan’s Loralai district in Pakistan.

Textile companies abscond leaving 5,000 jobless in Pakistan

7 February, 2013NTUF is campaigning for 5,000 textile workers rendered jobless after an international exporter absconded and closed two companies, Joe's Fashion Export and J&M Clothing.

Pakistani unions demand justice for textile workers

1 February, 2013Outraged by the news that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf called for murder charges to be dropped against the brothers who own a Karachi garment factory where 259 workers were killed, unions in Pakistan protested on 30 January 2013.