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Ghana

8 October, 2015IndustriALL and trade union leaders from affiliates in Ghana hand over a petition to Haruna Iddrisu, Ghana's Minister of Labour, at a press conference to  ‪#‎STOPrecariousWork‬

22-month USW strike ends in agreement with Crown in Toronto

23 July, 2015American beer can giant Crown has damaged the lives of IndustriALL Global Union members in Canada, Turkey and Ghana over the last two years. USW members in Toronto voted on 19 July to accept a new collective agreement and end their determined 22-month strike.

Ghana must combat precarious work

16 April, 2015Ghana needs good industrial jobs, not precarious work, IndustriALL Global Union general secretary Jyrki Raina tells the labour minister during his visit to Accra.

Ghana: IndustriALL members locked out at Crown Holdings

11 February, 2015IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Industrial & Commercial Workers' Union (ICU) protest against the lock out at Crown Holdings in Ghana.

Global fight for workers’ rights continues at Crown Holdings

5 February, 2015IndustriALL Global Union stands firm with Crown workers all over the world fighting for their rights against the unscrupulous US-based multinational packaging producer.

Ghanaians demonstrate against high living costs

24 July, 2014Workers took to the streets all over Ghana on 24 July 2014 demanding that the government addresses the country’s dire economic and social conditions and alleviates the hardship faced by majority of citizens.

African unions confront precarious work

29 January, 2014Meeting in Togo, affiliates from 13 African countries evaluated their successes and challenges in 2013 and strategized how they will continue to make progress against precarious work in 2014.

Ghana tragedy claims lives of 17 illegal miners

18 April, 2013The bodies of 16 illegal miners have been recovered from an abandoned mine pit in Ghana after it collapsed on 15 April 2013. Another six were rescued but one miner later died in hospital.

Ghana proposes criminalizing scrap metal export

28 February, 2013Industrial & Commercial Workers' Union (ICU) fully supports a government proposal to make the export of scrap metal a criminal offense in order to protect local industries.

Ghana must ratify mine safety convention

5 December, 2012The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) called for the ratification of the ILO Convention 176 on safety and health in mines, claiming the government is “mortgaging the health and safety of the mineworkers”.