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Engaging men in fighting gender-based violence and harassment

12 May, 2022IndustriALL is launching its full report on gender-based violence and harassment in the mining, garment and electronics sectors. The report presents recommendations for IndustriALL and its affiliates, highlighting the commitment of male trade unionists and leaders as essential for unions to succeed in this struggle.

Gender based violence and harassment is a health and safety issue

28 April, 2022GBVH should be recognised as a workplace hazard and systematically integrated into existing and new health and safety policies. This week, IndustriALL is launching the second chapter of the research on gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH), with a summary of the results from the electronics sector.

Unfair treatment of union members at Molex Malaysia

30 March, 2022IndustriALL affiliate EIEUNR is fighting union busting at electronic components manufacturer Molex, one of Apple’s suppliers in Malaysia.

Molex Malaysia must stop union busting

21 February, 2022Malaysian electronics union EIEUNR is critical of the union busting taking place at Molex, where the employer is attempting to deny union members the right to collective bargaining.

Reports of abuse in Dyson factory, Malaysia

14 February, 2022A damning news report on British television is accusing well-known household appliances company Dyson of forced labour, false imprisonment and dangerous working conditions at one of their main supplier factories in Malaysia, ATA Industrial.

India: Workers protest in Foxconn facility

23 December, 2021Thousands of young women workers at Foxconn's iPhone assembly plant in Tamil Nadu, India, blocked the Chennai - Bangalore highway, demanding improved working and living conditions and decent employment. The protests were triggered by food poisoning at a Foxconn dormitory, leaving hundreds of workers in hospital.

South African union and communities march against privatization of Eskom

16 December, 2021Hundreds of workers and affected communities marched to the offices of Eskom in Johannesburg on 11 December to protest the privatization of the public power utility which they say is leading to job losses for tens of thousands of workers and will make electricity unaffordable to poor communities.

WEBINAR: building union power in renewables

24 November, 2021Less than a month after COP26, IndustriALL Global Union is hosting a webinar on 9 December on the renewable energy supply chain and the key objective of increasing union power to ensure a Just Transition for workers. 

Strong growth in ICT, electrical and electronics is opportunity to organize

13 October, 2021The steering committee for the ICT, electrical and electronics (ICT EE) sector met on 8 October to share experiences and develop an activities plan for 2022. More than 40 per cent of the 46 delegates were women.

Union win for Turkish workers producing smart phones

23 September, 2021When Salcomp Turkey, who produces smart phones for Chinese Xiaomi, the second largest smartphone maker in the world, fired 170 workers for joining a union, the union members took action. After six days, Salcomp agreed to reinstate all dismissed workers.