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Sign the Accord, Levi’s!

30 June, 2022Last week, IndustriALL affiliates Bangladesh Garment and Industrial Workers Federation and US Workers United joined United Students Against Sweatshops, Model Alliance, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility at Levi’s flagship store in Times Square in New York City, to call on the denim giant to join the International Accord.

Apple workers join US union

21 June, 2022Over 100 employees at one of Apple’s stores in Maryland, USA, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining a union, IndustriALL affiliate International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

Ground breaking legislation for garment workers in the US

18 May, 2022Last week, the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act was introduced to the US Senate. Once in place, the legislation will improve working conditions and reform the piece-rate pay scale for the country’s nearly 100,000 garment workers.

Teamsters in the US strike over contract

25 January, 2022330 concrete mixer drivers, dump truck drivers, and cement plant employees, all members of Teamsters Local 174, have been on strike for over two months as negotiations on a new agreement has stalled.

John Deere global union network discusses future of social dialogue

8 November, 2021On 2 November, 30 trade union representatives from John Deere operations in Europe, Brazil and the US met online to discuss the economic and collective bargaining situation in the company worldwide and develop joint strategies for future social dialog with the company. Participants were eager to hear the latest news regarding the CBA conflict and strike movement in the USA in general, but at Deere in specific.

Historic John Deere strike enters second week

19 October, 2021For the first time in 35 years, 10,000 workers are on strike at 14 John Deere plants Iowa, Illinois, and Kansas in the US.

West Virginia Machinists strike for fair contract

6 October, 2021Fifty members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are on strike for a fair contract at Sulzer Pumps, in Barboursville, West Virginia, USA.

Unions allege severe violations of workers’ rights at eyewear giant Luxottica

15 July, 2021(Washington/Geneva) – National and international labour groups today filed a complaint under the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises alleging severe violations of workers’ freedom of association rights at the Luxottica manufacturing and distribution center in McDonough, Georgia, USA.

IndustriALL Hyundai/Kia trade union network – a platform for global solidarity

8 June, 2021When the IndustriALL Hyundai/Kia trade union network met on 17-18 May, the question if ILO core labour standards will ultimately lead to transnational social dialogue at the Korean automaker was discussed.

IndustriALL Global Union statement on the attempted coup in the USA

7 January, 2021The labour movement will defend democracy in the USA and around the world