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Four-day drivers’ strike to hit Indesit deliveries in UK

17 August, 2015Strike actions are planned in the UK by IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Unite following resistance by domestic appliance manufacturer, Indesit, to go beyond their original offer of a 1.5 per cent pay increase from January 2015.

What is industry 4.0?

14 January, 2016The world of manufacturing is about to undergo a seismic shift. According to some, we are experiencing a fourth industrial revolution that will transform the way things are made. And the impact on workers will be huge.

PROFILE: Organizers fighting for rights in Malaysia

4 December, 2015Two of IndustriALL’s twelve affiliates in Malaysia, the Electrical Industry Workers’ Union (EIWU) and the Electronics Industry Employees’ Union Coalition (EIEU Coalition) have taken on the challenging task of organizing electronics workers in the country.

Whirlpool signs framework agreement with workers in Europe

24 March, 2016Domestic appliance manufacturer Whirlpool has signed a framework agreement covering 24,000 workers.

Ericsson global trade union network meets for the first time

29 April, 2016Over 40 participants from 15 countries took part in the first meeting of the Ericsson global trade union network, organized by IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union in Nyon, Switzerland on 26-27 April.

ICT, E&E unions focus on challenges of “Industry 4.0”

18 April, 2016Strong and sustainable industrial policy is required to tackle the challenges of the Industry 4.0, said unions at the IndustriALL Global Union’s steering committee on information and communication technologies (ICT), electrical & electronics on 6-7 April in Tokyo, Japan.

Victory for Foxconn workers in Brazil

29 September, 2014Workers at Foxconn’s second plant in Jundiaí, Brazil have succeeded in attaining the same salary and career opportunities as employees in the company’s other major plant in the city.

The Philippines : Amertron fires 532 union members

16 October, 2017532 activists and members have been fired from Amertron Incorporated Philippines after forming a union.

Workers unite to take action against General Electric

3 May, 2018General Electric workers on both sides of the Atlantic took action against the multinational conglomerate on 25 April, as the company prepares to slash thousands of jobs.

New union in Canada takes shape

17 October, 2012Two unions in Canada, CEP and CAW, are planning to join their forces and create the largest new union in the private sector of Canada, representing the collective interests of 300,000 workers in 22 economic sectors.