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DR workers face uphill battle to unionize

12 July, 2013Deciding to form a union at your workplace should not have to be a life-changing decision, but for workers at DMG International shoe company in the Dominican Republic that is just what it turned out to be.

Time for brands to pay compensation to Bangladesh victims

25 July, 2013IndustriALL Global Union is organising meetings in Dhaka on 11 and 12 August to ensure the correct compensation payments are made to victims and survivors of the Tazreen factory fire and the Rana Plaza building collapse.

Bangladesh Safety Accord Publishes Unprecedented Wealth of Factory Data

3 October, 2013Nearly 1,600 Factories and More than 2 Million Workers Are Covered by the Accord, with New Signers Still to Disclose Their Factories

Deadly factory fire again underlines importance of Bangladesh Accord

9 October, 2013Last night, 8 October, at least 9 people were killed in a factory fire at Aswad Composite Mills of the Palmal Group in the Gazipur district near Dhaka. IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union confirm their commitment to the comprehensive 5-year plan of the Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

Q&A with Mojtaba Kazazi

23 April, 2014Mojtaba Kazazi is in charge of administering compensation to Rana Plaza victims. Find out how and when it will be paid.

Q&A with Jyrki Raina one year after Rana Plaza

23 April, 2014Jyrki Raina, general secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, speaks on the anniversary of the catastrophic collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building complex in Bangladesh. The industrial homicide on 24 April 2013 took the lives of at least 1,138 people and injured 2000 more. Find out what has changed and what needs to change.

I was forced to go up - Rana Plaza victim

24 April, 2014Rana Plaza survivor, Jesmin Akter, was forced to go to work by her supervisor, despite being scared for her life by the large crack in the eight-story garment factory building.

Cambodian garment workers toiling to death

14 August, 2014A combination of overwork, poor working conditions and poverty wages has seen another spike of Cambodian garment workers collapsing at work, but now workers are even dying on the job.

Community teams with Tesco to improve its UK garment supply chain

18 December, 2014British trade union, Community, has signed a groundbreaking agreement with retailer Tesco to improve conditions in its UK garment supply chain. 

Turkey - long-standing campaign crowned with collective agreement

3 December, 2015A three-year campaign for the right of Ismaco garment workers to organize freely ended successfully on November 27, when IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Deriteks signed a collective bargaining agreement with Ismaco management.