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Unions condemn anti-strike laws in Zimbabwe

1 February, 2023Trade unions in Zimbabwe are raising serious objections to recently passed laws that violate trade union rights.

The struggle continues at Zesa

8 November, 2012IndustriALL Assistant General Secretary Fernando Lopes visited Zimbabwe to give support to the Zimbabwean Energy Workers Union (Zewu) battling violations of worker and trade union rights at the state owned utility Zesa.

IndustriALL solidarity campaign continues for ExCo member Angeline Chitambo’s reinstatement

27 May, 2014Angeline Chitambo, President of the Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) continues her long and bitter fight against the blatant attacks by the state owned Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).

Zimbabwean unions demand pro-worker trade policies

12 May, 2023Is trade and industrialization a panacea to Zimbabwe’s economic woes, and what roles can trade unions play in policy making to ensure that workers and communities benefit from trade? These were the topics discussed at the sustainable trade and industrialization policy conference in Harare on 4-5 May. 50 participants from six countries, trade unions, civil society organizations, Members of Parliament, government departments and key stakeholders grappled with these questions.

IndustriALL affiliates celebrate Africa Industrialization Day – 2017

22 November, 2017Several events were held in conjunction with Africa Industrialization Day, 2017.

Unions in Africa campaign for ratification of ILO C190

26 June, 2020African governments and unions played a leading role in the negotiations at the ILO leading up to the adoption of Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work. Now, unions are campaigning for the convention to come into force and several governments are advancing the ratification process.

Unions condemn rights violations in Zimbabwe

24 September, 2019Union leaders in Zimbabwe are subjected to abduction, torture and death threats, which are gross violations of workers’ and human rights, say unions.

Unions campaign for Covid-19 awareness in Zimbabwe

27 August, 2020With more Covid-19 cases being reported in the mines, Zimbabwean unions are carrying out awareness campaigns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus amongst mineworkers.

We will not be silent on state-sponsored violence in Zimbabwe, say South African metalworkers

24 September, 2020The banning of protests, abductions and torture of activists and students, arrests of journalists and the intimidation of trade unions are not issues that we will be silent about,  says the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA).

Zimbabwe union leader arrested after general strike call

22 January, 2019Japhet Moyo, secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), was arrested at Harare airport yesterday morning and charged with subversion after a ZCTU call for a general strike against a dramatic fuel price hike.