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North America cement workers join for network meeting in Pittsburgh

9 January, 2023Delegates from IndustriALL affiliates in North America gathered in Pittsburgh, PA, early December 2022.

Union in Georgia wins substantial wage increase

23 March, 2021A 20 per cent income increase for Ksani glass container factory workers has been achieved in the new four-year collective agreement.

Indian cement unions join forces to fight for health and safety

28 June, 2021Around 30 trade union leaders from India’s cement sector met online on 24 June to discuss occupational safety and health issues. At the end of the meeting, participants agreed on actions to better protect workers’ health and make their unions stronger.

Saint-Gobain global union network promotes social dialogue

1 November, 2021Members of the Saint-Gobain union network continues to promote solidarity and demand social dialogue with the company.

Solidarity with locked out workers at Ash Grove, Canada

21 September, 2022A group of 150 members of Unifor local at Joliet Ash Grove, owned by Irish cement giant CRH, in Quebec, Canada, have been locked out since May last year. With the employer refusing to engage with the union and using scab labour, there is no end in sight to the conflict.

South East Asia cement unions struggle for jobs and income at COVID-19 crisis

7 September, 2020Covid-19 has brought a lot of challenges for cement unions in South East Asia, including government attacks on workers’ rights, suspended trade union registrations, and increasing precarious employment conditions. 

HeidelbergCement network commits to fight back new challenges

13 October, 2020About 40 participants from unions affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) met online to discuss developments and challenges for employees of German building materials multinational HeidelbergCement.

Cement workers in North America move forward in solidarity

24 November, 2020IndustriALL North American affiliates organizing workers at multinational companies in the cement industry met online to discuss challenges in the industry.

LafargeHolcim, make a concrete commitment to workers’ rights!

3 May, 2021It is shameful that at a company producing concrete, a solid building material, workers’ interests and lives are falling through the cracks.

Materials unions intensify global solidarity

18 November, 2013Around 80 union delegates of 18 countries from all continents representing glass, cement and ceramics workers attended IndustriALL’s World Conference for the Materials Industries in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-13 November to discuss a wide range issues.