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“Syngenta, stop union-busting and reinstate leader Imran Ali in Pakistan”, demands IndustriALL

28 April, 2015In support of IndustriALL’s Pakistani affiliate, PCEM, whose president Imran Ali was sacked by Syngenta for organizing, the global union, its Swiss affiliate Unia and civil society allies today demonstrated at the agrochemicals multinational’s AGM in Basel.

Germany: Chemical workers reach new agreement after tough negotiations

2 April, 2015IndustriALL Global Union’s German affiliate IG BCE and the Chemical Employers’ Federation finally concluded a sector-wide chemical industry collective bargaining agreement after a long fourth final session in Stuttgart on 26-27 March.

Germany: chemical workers determined in negotiations

2 March, 2015Sector-wide collective bargaining rounds covering 550,000 chemical workers in Germany are continuing as the latest negotiations on 24 February in Kassel failed to reach a conclusion.

Israel: workers strike against mass layoffs

19 February, 2015Israel Chemicals (ICL) has made a number of unilateral decisions that will lead to 140 layoffs at the group's Bromine Compounds subsidiary.  In response IndustriALL affiliate Histadrut (General Federation of Labor in Israel) has been on strike for over two weeks. 

Union takes legal action against anti-union SQM

3 February, 2015The National Confederation of Metalworkers (CONSTRAMET) / Industriall Chile, has taken further legal action against SQM Industrial S.A. and SQM Nitratos S.A. for violating workers’ basic rights. In response, the company has taken reprisals against its employees and continues to employ anti-trade union practices.

Akzo Nobel Korea refuses to recognize IndustriALL affiliate KCTF

11 August, 2014Korean workers at Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings Korea are being refused their right to collective bargaining after successfully organizing a majority of the 115-strong workforce. IndustriALL is intervening.

IndustriALL intervenes in defence of sacked Berger Paint union leader in Bangladesh

17 March, 2014Golgar Hussein, General Secretary of the Berger Paint Bangladesh Employees’ Union was sacked on 4 December 2013 for his trade union activities. IndustriALL and BCEF’s immediate intervention has not yet achieved his reinstatement. The action continues.

Demonstration of unpaid EVM chemical workers in Budapest

14 February, 2014A hundred workers from the EVM chemical company held a demonstration demanding their unpaid wages and allowances on 12 February, 2014. The demonstration was organized by VDSZ, the Federation of Chemical Workers of Hungary in front of the law firm representing the EVM owner.

Unilever alienating workers in South Africa and UK

12 February, 2014Trade unions continue to rally against the anti-union management policies of food and chemical giant Unilever. IndustriALL joins IUF in condemning latest anti-worker in the UK and South Africa.

Support Hungarian chemical workers striking for rights

11 February, 2014IndustriALL Global Union is joining the call for international solidarity from Hungarian affiliate the Federation of Chemical Workers of Hungary (VDSZ).