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Thai unions campaign for minimum wage increase

14 July, 2015IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Thailand are campaigning alongside unions in all sectors to increase the national daily minimum wage from US$ 8.8 to US$ 10.6. Unions are also opposing a plan to return to a regional structure with minimum wage varying from between provinces.

Strengthening the bargaining power of cement unions in South East Asia

1 March, 2017Sixty cement union leaders and activists from Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines came together at the Citeureup (Indocement/HeidelbergCement) plant in Indonesia for an IndustriALL Global Union regional meeting on 27 and 28 February to improve the situation of workers in the cement sector.

IndustriALL files complaint against Tokyo 2020 Olympic partner, Mitsubishi Electric

5 June, 2019IndustriALL Global Union is lodging a complaint against Mitsubishi Electric with the Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to stop rights abuses at the company’s Thai operations.

Strategy planning by global network at TATA Steel

31 October, 2013Unions from TATA Steel’s operations in Asia recently met in Bangkok, Thailand. The participants used the opportunity to discuss strategy, challenges and opportunities in the region, as well as the next steps for the global network.

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.

Reinstate Thai auto workers says IndustriALL

29 January, 2016More than 600 locked-out auto workers in Thailand must be reinstated, said IndustriALL in letters to the Thai government and Japanese company Sanko Gosei Ltd.

Workers locked out of Thai lingerie factory

16 March, 2021A Thai factory making lingerie for Victoria’s Secret and other global brands has shut down without notice and locked out 1,388 workers, using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext.

Union busting at Sunstar Engineering in Thailand

29 May, 2020Despite international pressure and action by global unions, workers’ rights are continuing to be violated in Thailand. Japanese automotive part manufacturer Sunstar Engineering has laid off union members, hiding behind the Covid-19 pandemic.

IndustriALL Global Union is looking for a Project Coordinator for the Union Building Project in Thailand

2 April, 2018We are looking for a Project Coordinator to assist in our work and implement the Union Building Project in Thailand. The selected candidate will work closely with IndustriALL’s affiliates in Thailand and report directly to the Regional Secretary in the Southeast Asia Office. This position is currently funded for 24 months. IndustriALL promotes gender equality and encourages equal opportunities for men and women to apply.

Olympic 2020 partner Mitsubishi Electric humiliates workers in Thailand

4 October, 2018An official partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, Mitsubishi Electric subjected locked-out union members at its plant in Thailand to degrading and humiliating treatment and is now refusing to reinstate 26 union leaders and members.