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IndustriALL Global Union and IndustriAll Europe condemn recent Russian attack on Ukraine

16 July, 2024A Russian missile attack on Ukraine on 8 July killed 44 people and injured 196 people. IndustriAll Europe and IndustriALL Global Union condemn this attack and reiterate their support and solidarity with the Ukrainian people and trade unions, and all workers affected. Both organizations call on the United Nations, the international community and the European Commission, Council and Parliament to guarantee reinforced political support for an immediate peace in Ukraine.

UKRAINE: I witnessed resilience in the face of conflict

20 June, 2024I recently visited Ukraine and, while I didn't witness much of the devastation firsthand, my meetings with our affiliates and discussions about the abhorrent consequences of the Russian invasion revealed a stark reality. Over 6 million Ukrainians have fled the country, with hopes that most will one day return. Inside Ukraine, nearly 6 million people are displaced, seeking safety within their own borders.

Solidarity and challenges in the nuclear sector amidst Ukraine’s invasion

22 May, 2024In industriALL’s virtual International Nuclear Workers’ Unions’ Network (INWUN) meeting, affiliates came together to discuss developments and challenges in the sector. The main topic was the conflict in Ukraine where unions are faced with deteriorating working conditions amidst the ongoing struggle for safety due to the Russian invasion.

Solidarity still strong with Ukraine

22 February, 2024Today, in a moving gathering, Ukrainian trade unions and international allies commemorated almost two years since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an event that has drastically reshaped lives, economies, and Ukrainian society. The meeting, titled "Ukrainian trade unions: two years in wartime – challenges, priorities, and further support," brought together voices from across sectors, shedding light on the resilience and struggles of workers on the front lines of this conflict.

Unions at ArcelorMittal demand that company puts workers first

29 November, 2023Health and safety, undermining collective agreements, lack of investment, weakening social dialogue, precarious and dangerous working conditions were key issues on the agenda at the ArcelorMittal global network meeting held on 16 and 17 November.

Urgent appeal to release workers missing from Ukrainian power plant

2 November, 2023IndustriALL Global Union and IndustriAll European Union are urgently calling for immediate action to locate and secure the release of workers who have disappeared from the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine.

New lockout provisions in Ukraine violate workers’ rights

12 October, 2023Ukrainian unions are objecting to the inclusion of lockout provisions in Articles 48-52 of the collective labour disputes draft law, currently under discussion in Ukraine’s parliament. The lockout provisions, which would give employers more power and strip away rights that workers already have, are in violation of the Ukrainian Constitution and international labour standards.   

Working in war-torn Ukraine

20 July, 2023IndustriALL assistant general secretary Kemal Özkan shares why it is crucial to highlight and discuss workers’ situation and violations of their rights in Ukraine.  

Protecting workers' rights in Ukraine during the war and in the reconstruction of the country

20 July, 2023Trade union gathering in Ukraine followed by tripartite meeting with Ukrainian government, ILO and UN exposes extent of labour rights abuses and addresses trade union demands for post-war reconstruction. 

Ukrainian unions committed to peace and reconstruction

13 April, 2023On 11 April, IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll Europe held a joint strategy meeting in the Polish border town of Lancut with thirteen Ukrainian affiliates to plan future actions and activities to reinforce unity, solidarity and commitment for Ukraine.